Bridson, Bridgetson, Bridges - Anglicised Surnames in Ireland

AuthorPadraig Mac Giolla-Domhnaigh
Date1923
SourceSome Anglicised Surnames in Ireland
Section

Bridson, Bridgetson, Bridges, Brydson—These names are the anglicised forms of Mac Giolla-Bríghde, contracted to Mac Bríghde in Scotland and the Isle of Man. These three or four anglicised forms are found mostly in the Isle of Man; Bridges and Bridge in Western Lancs.; McBridge in S. Scotland; and McBride in most other parts of Scotland, and in Ulster.

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