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Anglo Norman Surnames – Following the Norman Trail to Ireland (#402)

Do you have any Anglo Norman surnames in your Irish Family Tree? Then join us now as we talk about some of these Irish surnames and follow the Norman trail all the way back to Ireland.

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Episode Summary:

Welcome to Season 4, Episode 2 of the Letter from Ireland Show.

Join us on this episode of the Letter from Ireland show as we look at the influence of the Normans on Irish surnames and families – we then take off for Wales where we visit just some of the castles where many of the originators of various Irish surnames in Ireland were born and bred.

If you have any of the following Irish names in your family tree, then you will be really interested in this episode:

Archdeacon/Cody, Aylward, Barrett, Barron, Barry, Bermingham, Blake, Bluitt, Bonds, Bourke, Brannagh, Brett, Brew, Britt, Britton, Brown, Browne, Bryan, Burke, Butler, Campion, Cantillon, Cantwell, Carew, Chambers, Clare, Codd, Cody, Cogan, Colfer, Comerford, Condon, Cooney, Courcey, Crosbie, Crozier, Cullen, Cummiskey, Cusack, D’Arcy, Dalton, Darcy, Day, Dillon, Fagan, Field, Fitzgerald, Fitzgibbon, Fitzhenry, Fitzsimmons, Fitzsimons, Fitzstephens, Fleming, Flemming, Francis, French, Furlong, Gibbons, Grace, Griffin, Griffith, Hackett, Hays/Hayes, Hussey, Jordan, Joyce, Keating, Lacey, Lawless, Liston, Logan, Lovett, Lucey, Lynch, Lyons, Marshall, Martin, McQuillan, Molyneux, Morris, Morrissey, Nagle/Nangle, Nugent, Plunkett, Power/Powers, Prendergast, Prior, Punch, Purcell, Redmond, Rice, Roach/Roche, Roberts, Rochford, Russell, Savage, Sinnott, Wade, Wall, Walsh/Welsh, White, Wolfe, Wyse, Stapleton, Stephens,Talbot and Tyrrell.

The Letter from Ireland Show is a weekly podcast that goes out each Thursday from our cottage in County Cork. Tune in to this episode – and dive straight in to a bit of Irish caint, ceóil agus craic (conversation, music and craic!).


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Slán for now, Mike and Carina.

  • Skip Jepson says:

    Would , Jepson, be a surname?

  • Mary Ann says:

    My g-grandfather’s surname was Ferry from Donegal. Where does it originate from?
    Mary Ann

  • Irene says:

    I so enjoyed the magazine, I have Garretty in my family tree, also Power.
    Regards
    Irene.

    • carina says:

      Hi Irene,
      The magazine is a great way to share our Irish Heritage and we have fun putting it together for Green Room members and friends.
      Glad you enjoyed it!

  • Athena M. Walker says:

    My grandfather was a Fleming. Where are the Fleming’s located in Ireland?

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