'Sloinne' is the Gaelic translation for 'Surname', the purpose of this website is to develop a comprehensive on-line database of Irish language surnames and their English versions with the aim of promoting the use of Irish surnames by the general public and in the worldwide Irish diaspora.

This project was developed with the assistance of the body responsible for the promotion of the Irish language 'Foras na Gaeilge'. Where available we will also include information on the history and origin of names. User contributions are welcome.

Surnames are provided by the following sources:

Sample Surname

de Daltune
  • Male (married & unmarried)
    de Daltune
  • Female (married)
    de Daltune
  • Female (unmarried)
    de Daltune
  • House
    de Daltune
  • Search Result:
    1. I.e., 'of dalton,' a common place-name in the north of england; or it might be from 'de aletone,' i.e. of alton. both forms occur in early anglo-irish records. robert de daltune and william de daltune were members of the dublin guild-merchant in 1226. in later times the daltons were lords of rathconrath, in co. westmeath, but they lost their estates in the cromwellian and williamite confiscations, (Sloinnte Gaedheal is Gall )
  • Source:
    Sloinnte Gaedheal is Gall

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Alternative Language

  • English
    Sloinnte Gaedheal is Gall
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