Kilpatrick, Kirkpatrick - Anglicised Surnames in Ireland

AuthorPadraig Mac Giolla-Domhnaigh
SourceSome Anglicised Surnames in Ireland

Kilpatrick, Kirkpatrick—These two names are of Scottish origin and are synonymous with M'Ilpatrick and M'Ilpederick in the districts surrounding Ballymoney and other parts of Northern Antrim; in Downpatrick district, Co. Down; Innishowen, Co. Donegal; and Pointzpass, Co. Armagh; in Irish Gaelic Mac Giolla-Phádraic; the Scots Gaelic form being Mac Ghille-Phádruig, and also anglicised Patterson.

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