What's in an Irish Surname? Connollys and Others a Century Ago
29 Pages Posted: 29 Feb 2016
Date Written: February 28, 2016
The digitization of the 1901 and 1911 censuses of Ireland has prompted renewed interest in them as sources for economic and social history. This paper highlights what they tell us about the regional spread of Irish surnames, and what those surnames reveal about Irish cultural history.
Keywords: Ireland; Social and Economic History
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