Map Your Irish Surname....
Surname Origins creates the most detailed
distribution maps available on the internet. We
specialize in creating custom hand crafted
electronic maps based on the 1901 census. This
is the earliest, most complete and most detailed
census available for Irish researchers.
the homeland of your Irish Ancestor...
Origins specializes in identifying surname
clusters of your family name. We create
our maps using over 3,500 District Electoral
Divisions. Maps with this degree of spatial
detail are only available
from Surname Origins.
Identifying the homeland of your ancestor can
depend on a number of factors. If your
name is Kelly or Sullivan we probably can't help
you. However if your name is less common we may
be able to assist you in focusing your search by
undertaking complex census queries and
mapping the results.
know the surname of a spouse, and if they
married before emigrating a distribution
of both surnames can often provide a valuable
clue as to the area of origin. If you have oral
history that might provide location clues we can
attempt to identify and map these locations
using place name data bases.
View some examples of
our Irish surname distributions maps.
To enquire about
ordering a surname map of Ireland contact
Download a free copy of our Famine
Population change maps. Based on
3,400 District electoral divisions. The maps detail
the change in population between 1841 and 1901.
View more examples of
our Irish surname maps on Pinterest.