Irish Surname Index

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This is a collection of surnames that developed from the work of the Irish Folklore Commission. It is being made available for download in XML format under the Open Database License (ODbL) v1.0 by Gaois, Fiontar & Scoil na Gaeilge, DCU and the National Folklore Collection, UCD. Please note that this is not an authoritative index of surnames, nor has it been edited. Feedback is welcome at

The XML data may be cloned or downloaded from its GitHub repository. More information about the history of the collection is available here.


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