This Irish Genealogy site offers the Irish descendant (from New York, Canada, UK, Australia...) the chance to trace their Irish family tree and search for their surname origins and the records of their Irish ancestor's birth, marriage or death.
It is a help when tracing your family history to know something
about the origin of and evolution of Irish names and
particularly how names have changed over the centuries.
In ancient Ireland the population was much smaller
than today and the mass movement of people was uncommon. It was
usual therefore for a person to be known only by one
name: Niall, Eoin, Art, etc. Once there was no one else in the
locality with the same name then this was not a probl...
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