Carpenter - Anglicised Surnames in Ireland

Padraig Mac Giolla-Domhnaigh
1923

Carpenter—This name in the Midlands and in Southern Ulster, the localities where it is mostly found, is the anglicised form of McAteer, which name has other anglicised forms as McEntire, McIntyre, McEnteer, M'Cateer, and McInteer. The Scottish name, McIntyre, written the same way in Gaelic (Mac An t-Saoir) has been anglicised Wright in Scotland and Ulster, and it likewise has taken various forms, namely, Matier, Mateer, and M'Tier, and Tear and Tier in the Isle of Man.

Alphabetical Index of Anglicised Surnames in Ireland

See also Woulfe’s Irish Names and Surnames
and O'Hart's Irish Pedigrees