Surnames in Sligo – most common.

 

 

Most Surnames – Families in Sligo (1800s) 
Among the most numerous families given in Sligo — remember to check all variant spellings (following the main spellings, however, many more exist):

Brennan…..Brannon…..Brenon,
McLoughlin…..McLaughlin….MacLaughlin,
Gallagher…..Gallaher…..Gallaghar,
Kelly…..Kelley…..Kellie,
Harte…..Hart…..Heart,
McGowan…..McCowan…..Gowan,
Walsh…..Welsh…..Welch,
Kennedy…..Kenedy…..Cannady,
Durkan…..Durkin…..Durken,
Henry…..Henrie,
Flynn…..Flinn…..Flyne,
Gilmartin…..Kilmartin…..Gilmartyn,
Leonard…..Lenard…..Leonerd,
Scanlon…..Scanlan…..Scanlane,
Connolly…..Conolly…..Connelly,
O’Hara…..Hara,
Feeney…..Feeny…..Feaney,
Stenson…..Stinson…..Stinsen,
Conway…..Convey…..Conwey,
Sheridan…..Sheridane…..Sharidan.

O’Dowd;

MacFirbis;

McDonough;

Coleman.

MAIN TOWNS and VILLAGES:

Sligo Town, Enniscrone, Ballymote and Collooney….Tourlestrane, Tubbercurry, Aclare.

REMEMBER for those doing research in South Sligo — the Border of County Mayo and County Sligo changed in the 1890s. See Maps.

South Sligo Ireland Genealogy Research