Hanson - Anglicised Surnames in Ireland

Padraig Mac Giolla-Domhnaigh
1923

Hanson—This name is the anglicised form of M'Kittrick in the districts surrounding Blackwatertown, on the borders of Armagh and Tyrone.

M'Kittrick in Co. Louth is a name of Danish origin, in Gaelic Mac Shitric.

It is written M'Getrick in Galloway and Northern Ulster (Mag Shitric). Another form is M'Whitrick.

Alphabetical Index of Anglicised Surnames in Ireland

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