The Key To Understanding Your Irish Surnames – (#602)

Did you ever wonder how the Irish surnames in your family tree originated and evolved? This handy guide talks you through many Irish first names - and how they eventually led to Irish surnames - with plenty of examples along the way!

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The Key To Understanding Your Irish Surnames – (#602)

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Episode Summary:

Welcome to Season 6, Episode 2 of the Letter from Ireland Show.

Join Carina and Mike as they chat about Irish surnames – their origins and evolution. You may even hear us cover some of the Irish first and surnames in your own Irish family tree.

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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  • Susan says:

    Your podcast 603 was very interesting. My GGGramdmother came to the USA from Southport in the 1860s as a 16 year old domestic–Bridget Agnes Kinney (sp). Looking forward to more podcasts.