County Limerick Surnames

Most of the following list of surnames have either historic or numeric importance to County Limerick. Most are taken from Matheson's birth index study of the 1890 census. The number of 1890 births are cited following the name (in parentheses). If you have a website dedicated to any of these surnames or other surnames of County Limerick, contact me and I will link the surname to your Web site.

Ahern (25)
Arthur
Burke
Browne
Byrd
Cavanagh
Clampett
Collins (40)
Condon
Cosgrove/Cosgrave/Cosgriff
Crawford
Creagh
De Lacy
Dunn/Dunne
Fitzgerald (58)
Fitzgibbon
Fitzharris
Gunning
Harold
Harris
Harte
Hayes (45)
Henebry
Joynt
Kavanagh
Kidney
Knight
Lynch (31)
Magee
MacArthur
MacEneiry
MacKeogh
Magrath
MacSheehy
McCarthy
McCole
McCoy
McNamara (31)
Moloney (38)
Murphy (38)
Naish
Neville
O'Billry
O'Brien
O'Brien (78)
O'Casey
O'Cassidy
O'Clerihan
O'Clerkin
O'Collins
O'Conlan
O'Connell (39)
O'Connor (37)
O'Culhane
O'Cullen
O'Delaney
O'Dinnahan
O'Donnell (28)
O'Donovan
O'Flannery
O'Grady
O'Gunning
O'Hallinan
O'Hartigan
O'Hea
O'Heffernan
O'Hely
O'Honan
O'Hurley
O'Kerwick
O'Kiely
O'Kinneally
O'Kirby
O'Leahy
Oliver
O'Longan
O'Mackesey
O'Morony
O'Mulcahy
O'Mullhollan
O'Nee
O'Quinn
O'Ryan
O'Scanlon
O'Sexton
O'Shea
O'Sheehan
Sullivan
Purcell
Roche
Rocke
Russell
Ryan (91)
Sarsfield
Shine
Sheedy
Sheehy
Sullivan (5)
Tracy
Troy
Wall
Walsh (45)
White
Woulfe




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