Sporran - Anglicised Surnames in Ireland

Padraig Mac Giolla-Domhnaigh
1923

Sporran—Anglicised form of McSporran, purse-bearers to the McDonnells of the Isles. Written McSparran in Ulster. Some of the name have assumed the name of Purcell; in Gaelic Mac Sparáin.

Alphabetical Index of Anglicised Surnames in Ireland

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