Surnames Common in Ireland
at end of 16th Century

Families in Ireland from the 11th Century to the End of the 16th Century
Surnames Prevalent in Ireland during the 17th Century
Peerages in Ireland During the 17th Century

Taken from "Irish Pedigrees", referring to manuscripts kept at the Trinity College Library in Dublin, Ireland. According to E.3.2, the following were among the principal families in Ireland towards the close of the 16th, and beginning of the 17th century; in the reigns of Queen Elizabeth, King James I, and Charles I; fragments of some of whose genealogies, traced down to the middle of the reign of Queen Elizabeth, are given in the volume."

Surnames Prevalent
In 16th Century Ireland
Ailmer
Allen
Arralt
Ash
Ashe
Aspoll
Aylmer
Ayshe
Baggott
Babe
Balfe
Balffe
Ballard
Balle
Barbe
Barclyfe
Barnewall
Barnewell
Barre
Barry
Basnet
Bassuet
Bath
Bathe
Bayliffe
Bege
Begg
Begge
Beling
Belinge
Bellew
Bellewe
Belynge
Berford
Berth
Betah
Betahe
Bethell
Balke
Balkney
Blancefeld
Boghan
Boidy
Boir
Boix
Bourk
Boyd
Boyse
Boyv
Brade
Brandon
Brassell
Brassill
Brassin
Bremingham
Bremyngham
Brenan
Brenne
Brice
Brien
Brone
Brookton
Browne
Brymingham
Buckley
Burgis
Burnel
Burnell
Butler
Byrte
Byrtt
Bush
Caddell
Cale
Canamrahge
Carney
Carre
Cashall
Cashell
Casshol
Cath
Cavanagh
Chamerlyn
Charles
Chelton
Cheneross
Cherlis
Chever
Chiver
Clynch
Clynton
Comerfo
Compton
Conors
Cornewalles
Cresey
Crompe
Cruce
Cruice
Cruyce
Culduffe
Cusacke
Cusake
Custard
Darcey
Darcy
Darcye
De Exeter
Delafield
Delafelde
Dalahid
Delahoid
Delahoide
Delahyd
Delvin
De More
Dempsey
Dempsie
Dennes
Deveros
Deveroux
Deveroy
Dillon
Dollard
Donel
Dongan
Doudall
Dowdall
Dowden
Dowlinge
Downen
Dracot
Drake
Drungoule
Duffe
Durran
Dyloon
Dyllonne
Ecclin
Elyot
Erward
Eustace
Everard
Erward
Famod
Fane
Fannid
Fay
Faye
Feld
Ffeekyns
Ffeldes
Ffitzgerrot
Ffitzgirald
Ffitzjohn
Ffitzleons
Ffitzmoris
Ffitzsimon
Fitzsimons
Ffitzwilliam
Fflattesbere
Fflattesberry
Flemyng
Ffool
Fforde
Fforster
Ffoster
Ffyan
Ffynglas
Fitzgerlad
Fitzgerot
Fitzjames
Fitzjohn
Fitzleonard
Fitzleons
Fitzlions
Fitzmoris
Fitzmorish
Fitzmorys
Fitzphillip
Fitzpillys
Fitzrichard
Ritzrobert
Fitzstephens
Fitzwilliam
Flatesbery
Felemynge
Flotter
Forde
Fore
Foster
Furlonge
Galball
Galrick
Garney
Geraldyn
Gellos
Gerland
Gerot
Gerrot
Geyton
Gogan
Golding
Goodman
Graye
Gware
Gybon, The White Knight
Hackensall
Hacket
Hadesore
Halpenny
Hamlyn
Harbart
Harold
Harrson
Hetherton
Hobbert
Hodge
Hollywood
Holywood
Husse
Hussey
Hylle
Ians
Ivers
Janico
Jenico
Jordan
Kane
Karney
Keling
Kelley
Kelly
Kenedy
Kenlep
Kenley
Kent
Kenton
Keppocke
Keppoge
Kerdiffe
Kerdyffe
Ketinge
Kylbridge
Kyry
Lach
Laggah
Lastartan
Lawles
Ledwich
Ledwithe
Ley
Loftus
Long
Luttrell
Lynam
Lync
Lynch
Lynet
Lynnan
Lynor
Manly
Mappe
Marward
Maston
McCarte Reagh
McDonogh
McGerrot
McGylpatrick
McHerryn
McMahoun
McMahoune
McMorcho
McMorish
McMorris
McShane
McThomas
McWaddock
Meldon
Meye
Michell
Misset
Moghan
Molmoy
Money
Moore
Morish
Morishy
Mullenes
Mysset
Nangell
Nangle
Netterville
Nettervyll
Neugent
Norman
Nugent
O'Bren
O'Bryne
O'Carrol
O'Coffe
O'Connor
O'Connor Kyry (Kerry)
O'Conor
Ocre
O'Dempsie
Odom
Offarrol
O'Ffarroll
O'Hart
O'Hely
Oliver
O'Lonea
O'Malayglen
O'Moore
O'Neile
O'Neill
O'Neyle
O'Rorke
O'Sshee
O'Sowlevan
Owen
Passeunt
Penteney
Penteny
Peppard
Petit
Petite
Pheipo
Phepo
Pinkeston
Plunket
Porter
Potyng
Power
Prelion
Prendergast
Preston
Prolfot
Protfot
Proutfot
Purdon
Queytrot
Ranson
Rede
Rely
Rewdell
Reyloy
Rocheford
Rochford
Rotlen
Rovelle
Row
Rowe
Russell
Sale
Sare
Sarsfeld
Scorloke
Sedgrave
Segrave
Selgrave
Shelton
Shergold
Sherlok
Sodgrove
Sotton
South
Stanihurst
Stanley
Stanton
Starke
St. Lawrence
Stokes
Strangewaies
Strangways
Suirlock
Sutton
Swarth
Talbot
Talcher
Talon
Tanclory
Tathe
Tatlye
Taylor
Tellynge
Telyn
Telyng
Telynge
Toben
Toole
Torran
Travers
Tue
Tuit
Tuyt
Tyr
Ussher
Veldon
Verdon
Waffer
Wakley
Waller
Wallingford
Walsh
Walshe
Ware
Warren
Wassold
Weeles
Weelleslie
Wellesly
Wellisle
Wellisley
Wellysley
Wellysly
Were
Wesley
Whitt
Whitte
Wicomb
Wicombe
Willeby
Wiseman
Wogan
Woodlock
Woodlocke
Wycombe
Wyes

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