'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

Mac Conchogaidh
  • Male (married & unmarried)
    Mac Conchogaidh
  • Female (married)
    Mhic Conchogaidh
  • Female (unmarried)
    Nic Conchogaidh
  • House
    Mhic Conchogaidh
  • Search Result:
    1. Son of cú-chogaidh' (war-hound); an old surname in roscommon and longford; now obsolete or, possibly, changed to mac cogáin, mac cogaidhín, which see. o'donovan gives the anglicised form as macconkey which i have failed to verify, (Sloinnte Gaedheal is Gall )
  • Source:
    Sloinnte Gaedheal is Gall

Alternative Language

  • English
    Sloinnte Gaedheal is Gall
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