Alexander


Alexander households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland


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Surname Dictionary

Alexander numerous in Ulster. Very common in Scotland as forename and surname and gaelicised Alastar, hence McAlister etc. This Greek name was brought in by Queen Margaret in 11 cent.
Mac Alsandair Alexander: líonmhar: Cúige Uladh, san oirthear go sonrach. Sloinne a bhain le Albanaigh agus Sasanaigh. An-chuid leagan de in úsáid fadó. SI & SGG.

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