List Of The Top 100 Surnames In Ireland 2015

List of Irish top 100 Irish surnames

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The top 100 surnames in Ireland.

Note: 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 clan use the “O” prefix and so on.

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

List is taken from Survey of Irish Surnames 1992-97 by Sean J Murphy

Studies in Irish Genealogy and Heraldry, Windgates, County Wicklow, 2009-13, pages 14-29

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