Here are the 10 most common Irish surnames in the world

Is your surname on this list?

The island of Ireland has over 6 million people across the 32 counties. However, the number of people living across the globe with Irish heritage outnumbers this figure massively.

Research conducted by Painted Clans narrowed the number of Irish family names and Irish surnames among 80m people living all over the world to just ten.

The final list of ten surnames also includes the origins and meanings of the names which are really interesting. I bet you didn’t know that O’Sullivan really meant ‘dark eyed one’.

Have a look at the list below:

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