A list of Irish surnames beginning with S, T and W, from Scanlon to Ward
In Irish: O Scannláin, MacScannlain
Found in: Cork, Kerry, Limerick.
In Irish: O Scolaidhe
Found in: Tipperary, Leinster
Means “crier”, as in one who makes announcements.
Variant: Sheahan, Shannon
In Irish: O Shiacháin
Found in: Cork, Limerick, widespread
In Irish: Ó Sirideáin
Found in: Cavan
In Irish: O Tighearnaigh
Found in: Donegal, Mayo, Tipperary.
In Irish: Tóibín,
Found in: Clare, Cork, Limercik
From “de St. Aubyn”.
In Irish: O Treasigh
Found in: Cork, Galway, Laois.
In Irish: Mac Confhiaclaigh or de Tiúit
Found in: Meath, Westmeath, Louth Longford.
Origin: Gaelic, Norman
Both Gaelic and Normal families. The Irish family were here before the arrival of Richard de Tuit, a member of Strongbow’s army.
In Irish: O Taicligh, Mac an Tuile
Found in: Cavan, Longford, Westmeath.
Tuile means “flood”.
In Irish: O Tuama
Found in: Clare, Cork, Kerry, Limerick
Variants: de Valle, du Val
Found in: Carlow, Cork, Kilkenny, Limerick, Waterford
Variant: Walshe, Welsh.
In Irish: Breathnach
Found in: Dublin, Kilkenny, Leix, Waterford, Wicklow. Widespread.
Means “Welshman”; many Welshmen came to Ireland as part of the armies of Norman invaders.
In Irish: Mac an Bháird
Found in: Galway, Mayo, Ulster.
Means “son of the bard (poet)”.