Eason, Essie, Eassie - Anglicised Surnames in Ireland
|Author||Padraig Mac Giolla-Domhnaigh|
|Source||Some Anglicised Surnames in Ireland|
Eason, Essie, Eassie—These three names are the anglicised forms of a McIntosh sept called McAy, but have no connection with MacKay, though written the same way in Gaelic, Mac Aoidh. Ayson is a form.