How Blacks have Irish Last Names | Ever wonder how a lot of African Americans & Caribbean have Irish last names? Is not because of Irish slave owners, no erase that foolishness……don’t think Gone With The Wind and the O’Hara plantation. What a lot of people don’t know is that Irish were slaves too, hundreds of thousands were sent to work in the West Indies and they blended with the black slaves thus we have Irish names like McFadden, McDonalds, etc. CLICK to read more

How Blacks have Irish Last Names | Ever wonder how a lot of African Americans & Caribbean have Irish last names? Is not because of Irish slave owners, no erase that foolishness……don’t think Gone With The Wind and the O’Hara plantation. What a lot of people don’t know is that Irish were slaves too, hundreds of thousands were sent to work in the West Indies and they blended with the black slaves thus we have Irish names like McFadden, McDonalds, etc. CLICK to read more

The Origin of Irish Family Names ~ 100 most common Irish names & meanings

The Origin of Irish Family Names ~ 100 most common Irish names & meanings

A common Irish names may be the earliest recorded surname recorded in all of Europe! We've quite a history.

A common Irish names may be the earliest recorded surname recorded in all of Europe! We've quite a history.

The Morrígan ("phantom queen")  In Irish mythology she is a goddess of battle, strife, and sovereignty. She sometimes appears in the form of a crow, flying above the warriors, she also takes the forms of an eel, a wolf and a cow. She is generally considered a war deity comparable with the Germanic Valkyries. She is often depicted as a trio of goddesses, all sisters, although the triad varies; the most common combinations are Badb, Macha and Nemain. or Badb, Macha and Anand.

Fairytale inspired drawings by Jeremy Hush

The Morrígan ("phantom queen") In Irish mythology she is a goddess of battle, strife, and sovereignty. She sometimes appears in the form of a crow, flying above the warriors, she also takes the forms of an eel, a wolf and a cow. She is generally considered a war deity comparable with the Germanic Valkyries. She is often depicted as a trio of goddesses, all sisters, although the triad varies; the most common combinations are Badb, Macha and Nemain. or Badb, Macha and Anand.

Does your first name have an equivalent Irish Name?

Does your first name have an equivalent Irish Name?

The earliest known Irish surname is O’Clery (O Cleirigh); it’s the earliest known because it was written that the lord of Aidhne, Tigherneach Ua Cleirigh, died in County Galway back in the year 916 A.D. In fact, that Irish name may actually be the earliest surname recorded in all of Europe. Until about the 10th Read More

The earliest known Irish surname is O’Clery (O Cleirigh); it’s the earliest known because it was written that the lord of Aidhne, Tigherneach Ua Cleirigh, died in County Galway back in the year 916 A.D. In fact, that Irish name may actually be the earliest surname recorded in all of Europe. Until about the 10th Read More

From Murphy to O'Connell we've got your Irish roots covered with the top 100 most common Irish surnames

From Murphy to O'Connell we've got your Irish roots covered with the top 100 most common Irish surnames

The meanings and geographical spread of the 20 most numerous Irish surnames. This Top 20 list of Irish names was created in the 19th century.

The meanings and geographical spread of the 20 most numerous Irish surnames. This Top 20 list of Irish names was created in the 19th century.

Wondering how to pronounce common Irish baby names like Aoife and Niamh? Find out here! #babynames #ireland

Wondering how to pronounce common Irish baby names like Aoife and Niamh? Find out here! #babynames #ireland

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