Synopsis of Types of Surnames

From Irish Names and Surnames 1923

It will be convenient to summarize here under different types the surnames of which we have so far treated.

Type I.

Ó Briain
Ó hAodha
Ó Néill

Type II.

Ó Bruadair
Ó Dubhghaill
Ó hArailt

Type III.

Ó Gobhann
Ó hÍceadha

Type IV.

Mac Aodhagáin
Mac Cárthaigh
Mag Uidhir

Type V.

Mac Íomhair
Mac Maghnuis
Mac Fheórais
Mac Sheóinín

Type VI.

a Paol
a Prís

Type VII.

Mac an Bháird
Mac an tSaoir
Mac an Mhíleadha
Mac an Ridire

Type VIII.

Báróid
Mistéil
Réamonn

Type IX.

Bán
Beag
Liath

Type X.

Breathnach
Caomhánach
Ultach

Type XI.

de Bál
de Búrc
Céitinn
Condún

Type XII.

de Bhailéis
de Bhosc
de Faoit
Aingléis
Áirséir
Laighléis

Type XIII.

an Mhachaire
na Bríghde

Type XIV.

Brianach
Búrcach
Róisteach

Type XV.

an Brianach
an Búrcach
an Róisteach

Type XVI.

Mac Uí Bhriain
Mac Uí Chaoimh
Mac Mhic an Bháird
Mac an Bhreathnaigh
Mac an Bhúrcaigh
Mac an Róistigh

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