Masterson, Masterman, Masterton - Anglicised Surnames in Ireland
|Author||Padraig Mac Giolla-Domhnaigh|
|Source||Some Anglicised Surnames in Ireland|
Masterson, Masterman, Masterton—These three names are the anglicised forms of M'Kernan in S.W. Ulster, in South Fermanagh and in Co. Cavan. It is also rendered McMasters. In the second case it is in N.E. Ulster and Scotland the anglicised form of Mac Master (Mac Mháighistir), a sept of the Mac Farlanes in Dumbarton Co., Scotland.