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

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.

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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.

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

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

Trace Your Gaelic Roots - Trace your Irish heritage and find out where your Irish surname originated from.

Trace Your Gaelic Roots - Trace your Irish heritage and find out where your Irish surname originated from.

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

rishCentral.com has put together a list of the top 100 common Irish surnames with a little explanation of where these names come from.    Whether you're looking to trace your family crest or trying to trace your family roots this list will point you in the right direction.

rishCentral.com has put together a list of the top 100 common Irish surnames with a little explanation of where these names come from. Whether you're looking to trace your family crest or trying to trace your family roots this list will point you in the right direction.

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

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Explore what your Ir  Explore what your Irish family name means and where it comes from! Irish Family Names Infographic -  Goireland.com

Explore what your Ir Explore what your Irish family name means and where it comes from! Irish Family Names Infographic - Goireland.com

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