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'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

MacKane
English
  • Search Result:
    1. Son of cathán'; the name of a clare family who were formerly coarbs of st. senan at iniscattery; still well known about kilrush, anglicised keane. also an ulster surname, but very rare, (Sloinnte Gaedheal is Gall )
    2. Son of john'; a variant of mac eóin, which see. the mac eains were chiefs of ardnamurchan in scotland, (Sloinnte Gaedheal is Gall )
  • Source:
    Sloinnte Gaedheal is Gall An Sloinnteoir Gaeilge agus an tAinmneoir

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Alternative Language

  • Gaeilge
    Source:
    Sloinnte Gaedheal is Gall
  • Gaeilge
    Source:
    Sloinnte Gaedheal is Gall
    An Sloinnteoir Gaeilge agus an tAinmneoir
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