Lane - Anglicised Surnames in Ireland

Padraig Mac Giolla-Domhnaigh
1923

Lane—This name in N.W. Ulster is the anglicised form generally of the Donegal sept O'Liatháin, and in N.E. Ulster and Scotland it is the anglicised form of M'Lean (Mac Giolla-Eóin), or as Dr. McBain writes it in his work, Mac' Illeáthain). The name is also a shortened form of O'Lehane (O'Liatháin) in Co. Cork.

Alphabetical Index of Anglicised Surnames in Ireland

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