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Rev. Woulfe, Sloinnte Gaedheal is Gall: Irish names and surnames (1923)

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This important book was the result of 25 years of tireless research by Rev. Woulfe throughout Ireland and in England and Scotland. In it he gathers together the overwhelming majority of Irish forenames and surnames, together with explanatory notes and some history. Most importantly he explains the meanings and origins of Irish first names and surnames, as well as showing their Irish and/or English translations. Divided into several sections: General information, including a table of Irish letters; The Irish name system; Names of men (English-Irish); Names of Women (English-Irish); Surnames (English-Irish); Names of men (Irish-English); Names of women (Irish-English); Surnames (Irish-English); Clan names.

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