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The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names of Ireland

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An extensive introduction gives the history and formation of Irish family names, of Gaelic and English-language origin, and the research methods and sources used to compile this dictionary
Covers over 3,800 family names in Ireland, both the Republic and Northern Ireland, including variant spellings, that had more than 100 bearers in the 1911 Census of Ireland
Each entry contains the name’s frequency in 1911, its main locations in both 1847-64 and 1911, its language/culture of origin, and an explanation of its meaning. Many entries also include extensive lists, in historical order, of early bearers as recorded in major Irish-language and administrative sources, ranging from the medieval period to the nineteenth century

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Weight 4 kg