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The Top 100 Surnames in Ireland

By rareadmin, Thursday, 6th October 2016 | 1 comments
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The Top 100 Surnames in Ireland.

(Please note that variants of the same surname are shown together with the percentage of the total.
For example Kelly 97%, O’Kelly 3% means that 3% of the Kelly families use the "O" before the family name.)

1. Murphy
2. Kelly 97%, O’Kelly 3%
3. Walsh 94%, Walshe 6%
4. O’Connor 89%, Connor 9%, Connors 2%
5. O’Sullivan 89%, Sullivan 11%
6. Byrne 95%, O’Byrne 5%
7. O’Brien 98%, Brien 2%
8. Ryan
9. Smith 52%, Smyth 48%
10. O’Neill 92%, Neill 8%
11. O’Reilly 61%, Reilly 39%
12. M(a)cCarthy 97%, Carthy 3%
13. Doyle%
14. Brown 56%, Browne 44%
15. Murray
16. Doherty 85%, O’Doherty 12%, Dougherty 3%
17. Burke 80%, Bourke 20%
18. Lynch
19. M(a)cLaughlin 51%, M(a)cLoughlin 41%, Loughlin 6%, Laughlin 2%
20. Quinn 99%, Quin 1%
21. Kennedy
22. Moore
23. Gallagher
24. Johnston 86%, Johnson 12%, Johnstone 2%
25. Campbell
26. Brennan
27. Clarke 95%, Clark 5%
28. Wilson
29. Dunne 92%, Dunn 8%
30. Daly 99%, O’Daly 1%
31. O’Connell 88%, Connell 12%
32. Martin
33. Whelan 64%, Phelan 36%
34. Flynn 84%, O’Flynn 16%
35. M(a)cMahon 71%, Mahon 29%
36. Farrell 86%, O’Farrell 14%
37. Carroll 85%, O’Carroll 15%
38. Collins
39. Nolan 99%, O’Nolan 1%
40. Connolly
41. O’Donoghue 53%, Donohoe 21%, Donoghue 13%, Donohue 8%, O’Donohoe 3%, O’Donohue 2%
42. Thompson 97%, Thomson 3%
43. Fitzgerald
44. Hughes
45. Maguire 85%, M(a)cGuire 15%
46. O’Donnell 98%, Donnell 2% (est)
47. White 81%, Whyte 19%
48. M(a)cGrath 99%, Magrath 1%
49. Duffy 99%, O’Duffy 1%
50. Kavanagh 93%, Cavanagh 7%
51. M(a)cCormack 64%, M(a)cCormick 34%, Cormack 2%
52. O’Mahony 75%, Mahony 14%, O’Mahoney 7%, Mahoney 4%
53. Power
54. O’Callaghan 70%, Callaghan 30%
55. Stewart 91%, Stuart 9%
56. Sweeney 74%, M(a)cSweeney 26%
57. Boyle 83%, O’Boyle 17%
58. O’Shea 98%, Shea 2%
59. Brady
60. Fitzpatrick 96%, Patrick 4%
61. Healy
62. Donnelly
63. O’Donovan 76%, Donovan 24%
64. O’Leary 99%, Leary 1%
65. M(a)cKenna 93%, Kenna 7%
66. Hayes
67. Robinson
68. Graham
69. Kenny
70. Keane 99%, O’Keane 1%
71. Cunningham
72. Barry
73. Moran
74. Kane 59%, O’Kane 41%
75. Casey
76. M(a)cDonnell 97%, Donnell 3% (est)
77. Hamilton
78. Keogh 65%, Kehoe 31%, McKeogh 4%
79. Foley
80. Buckley
81. O’Keeffe 95%, O’Keefe 5%
82. Ward
83. M(a)cDonald 95%, Donald 5%
84. Mullan 46%, Mullen 41%, Mullin 12%, O’Mullan 1%
85. Reid 96%, Read 2%, Reed 2%
86. M(a)cCann
87. Curran
88. Scott
89. Roche
90. Maher
91. Griffin 98%, Griffen 2%
92. Bell
93. Sheehan 85%, Sheahan 15%
94. O’Dwyer 64%, Dwyer 36%
95. Moloney 73%, Maloney 23%, Molony 4%
96. Magee 66%, M(a)cGee 34%
97. Higgins 96%, O’Higgins 4%
98. M(a)cKeown 74%, M(a)cKeon 21%, Keown 5%
99. Cullen
100. Lyons

*Survey of Irish Surnames 1992-97 by Sean J Murphy