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The Surnames of County Cork

Our readers surnames from County Cork! Deep breath – there are a lot of them here – is your County Cork surname among them? Like to add your County Cork surname to our list? Just  – and we’ll let you know how to join in the fun.

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The Irish Surname Twomey / Toomey

Kim Douglas Watkins was on wonder about the Irish surname “Twomey“. You can read Kim’s question and story at the end of this post. Origin of the Irish Surname Twomey. Recorded in many forms – but mostly either “Twomey” or “Toomey“. It is from the Irish O’Tuama (phonetically pronounced “Oh Too-a-ma” and is from the […]

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