'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

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

  • Search Result:
    1. Descendant of gáibhtheachán' (diminutive of gaibhtheach, plaintive, querimonious); the name of a branch of the ui fiachrach who were anciently chiefs of calraighe muighe heleog, a district nearly co-extensive with the parish of crossmolina, in co. mayo; now pronounced Ó gácháin, and very common in mayo and sligo, (Sloinnte Gaedheal is Gall )
  • Source:
    Sloinnte Gaedheal is Gall An Sloinnteoir Gaeilge agus an tAinmneoir

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