Last name: IRELAND

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All you have to know about the last name IRELAND

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IRELAND : This last name is indexed 183,969 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

IRELAND : 1: English and Scottish: ethnic name denoting someone from Ireland from Middle English Irland Irlond Erlond (Old English Īraland). The country gets its name from the genitive case of Old English Īras ‘Irishmen’ + land ‘land’. The stem Īr- is taken from the Celtic name for Ireland Èriu earlier Everiu. The Latin name was (H)ibernia. The surname is especially common in Liverpool England which has a large Irish population. Compare Irish.2: Americanized form of Erland.

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