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B

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C

Clan Campbell Society - North America

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D

Clan Dalaigh

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E

Clan Egan

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F

Clan Fagan

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G

Gallagher Clan

Geoghegan Clan

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H

Clan Hannon

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Clan Horan

K

Kavanagh Family / Clan

Kelly Clan Association

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M

Clan MacCarthy

MacDermot Clan Association

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Maguire Clan

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Murphy Clan

N

Clan Nangle

O

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Clan O'Byrne

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R

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S

Scully Clan

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T

Teague Clan

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Waldron Clan Association

Y

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Most Common Surnames in Ireland and Irish Clans


County Antrim

Most common names: 

Smith, Johnston, Thompson, Wilson, Campbell, Stewart, Robinson, Bell, Brown and Boyd.

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County Armagh

Most common names: 

Murphy, Hughes, Wilson, Campbell, O'Hare, Smith, McCann, Donnelly, Watson and Quinn.

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County Carlow

Most common names: 

Byrne, Doyle, Farrell, Kavanagh, Kinsella, Lalor, Lawler, McDonald/McDonnell, Murphy, Nolan, Walshe.

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County Cavan

Most common names: 

Reilly, Smith, Brady, Lynch, McCabe, Clarke, Farrelly, Maguire, Sheridan and Galligan.

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County Clare

Most common names: 

McMahon, McNamara, Moloney, O'Brien, McInerney, Ryan, Kelly, Keane, O'Connor, O'Halloran, Hogan, Lynch, Murphy and Burke.

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County Cork

Most common names: 

McCarthy, Callaghan, McAuliffe, Fitzgerald, Sullivan, Murphy, Walsh, Connor and Connell.

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County Derry (Londonderry)

Most common names: 

Doherty, McLaughlin, Gallagher, McCloskey, Kane, Kelly, Coyle, Moore, Bradley and Campbell.

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County Donegal

Most common names: 

Boyle.

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County Down

Most common names: 

Smith, Johnston, Thompson, Wilson, Campbell, Stewart, Robinson, Bell, Brown and Boyd.

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County Dublin

Most common names: 

Kelly.

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County Fermanagh 

Most common names: 

Murphy, Hughes, Wilson, Devlin, McManus, Armstrong, Donnelly, O'Neill, Quinn, Cassidy and Maguire.

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County Galway

Most common names: 

Kelly.

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County Kerry

Most common names: 

O'Sullivan, O'Connor, Shea, Murphy, McCarthy, Moriarty, Fitzgerald, O'Connell, Donoghue, Griffin.

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County Kilkenny

Most common names: 

Murphy, Walsh, Brennan, Maher, Butler, Phelan (& O'Phelan), Grace, Fitzpatrick, Comerford and Ryan.

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County Laois

Most common names: 

Kelly, Dunne, Molloy, Carroll, Egan, Dempsey, O'Connor, Daly, Fitzpatrick and Lalor.

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County Leitrim

Most common names: 

Reynolds, McGowan, Rooney, Flynn, Kelly, Gallagher, Moran, Dolan, McLoughlin and McMorrow.

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County Limerick

Most common names: 

Ryan, Fitzgerald, O'Brien, O'Connor, Hayes, Walsh, Sullivan, Bourke, Madigan, Collopy and Wolfe.

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County Longford 

Most common names: 

O'Farrell or Farrell is still the most dominant surname in the County. Other common surnames are, Quinn, Kenny, Kiernan, Mulvey, Smith, Leavy, Kelly, Glennon, Keenan, Casey and Murphy.

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County Louth


County Mayo

Most common names: 

The more common surnames in the North Mayo include Gallagher, Durkan, McHale, Barrett, McNulty, McNicholas, Brennan, Henry, Doyle, Harkin, Dogherty, Foy, Kelly, Loftus, Gaughan and Lavelle.

In South Mayo common surnames includes Walsh, Burke, Gibbons, Prendergast, Joyce, Murray, Gallagher, Lydon, Heneghan, Murphy, O'Malley, Kelly, Moran, Duffy, O'Connor, Waldron, Farragher.

The surname "McNicholas" is almost entirely confined to families belonging to County Mayo.

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County Meath

Most common names: 

Reilly, Smith, Lynch, Brady, Farrell, Farrelly, Kelly, Brien, Daly and Maguire.

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County Monaghan

Most common names: 

O'Boylan / Boyland

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County Offaly 

Most common names: 

Kelly, Dunne, Molloy, Carroll, Egan, Dempsey, O'Connor, Daly, Fitzpatrick and Lalor.

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County Roscommon

Most common names: 

Hanley, Beirne, Kelly, Brennan, Connor, Flynn, Cox, McDermott, Brady and Farrell are the most numerous surnames in County Roscommon.

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County Sligo

Most common names: 

Gallagher, Brennan, MacGowan, Kelly, Gilmartin, Healy, Walsh, Hart, Feeney and MacDonagh.

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County Tipperary

Most common names: 

The chief surnames of North Tipperary include Ryan, O'Brien, Kennedy, O'Meara, Maher/Meagher, Burke, Gleeson, Carroll, Hogan and Kelly.

The chief surnames found in South Tipperary include Ryan, Dwyer, Maher, Brien, Hayes, Quirke, Treacy, Meara, Macken, Maloney, Lonergan.

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County Tyrone

Most common names: 

Murphy, Hughes, Wilson, Devlin, McManus, Armstrong, Donnelly, O'Neill, Quinn, Cassidy and Maguire, Boyle.

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County Waterford

Most common names: 

Power, Walsh, O'Brien, Murphy, Ryan, McGrath, Foley, Flynn, Morrissey, Kelly, Phelan and Sullivan.

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County Westmeath

Most common names: 

(Mc)Geoghegan, O'Growney, Brennan, O'Coffey, O'Mulleady, O'Malone, O'Daly, McAuley, McCormack.

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County Wexford

Most common names: 

Murphy, Sinnott, Doyle, Furlong, Walsh, Rossiter, Scallan, Brien, Brown, Stafford, Devereux and Kavanagh

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