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The Irish Surname Egan

Liz Egan Nilsen was on to us – wondering about the Irish surname “Egan” (you can read Liz’s question and story at the end of this mail). Origin of the Irish Surname Egan. Egan – a shortened form of “MacEgan” comes from the Irish “Mac Aodhagáin” (phonetically pronounced “Mock A-agawn”). This is derived from the […]

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Did your Family Live in an Irish Castle?

I often get asked – “did my family own Irish Castles?” It’s the ultimate fairy tale – Kings, Queens, Princes and Princesses all living in beautiful old castles.

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