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abbreviated adjacent anglicized form Anglo-Norman Antrim appears Armagh associated became become belongs Bibl branch called Cavan changed Clare closely confused Connacht Cork corrupted counties derivation Derry distinct Donegal Dublin early east elsewhere England English name English toponymic entry established fairly numerous Fermanagh form of Mac form of Ó formerly found in Co fourteenth century French Gaelic Galway important Ireland Irish Irish form Kerry Kildare Kilkenny known later Leinster Leitrim Leix Limerick located Louth Mac Giolla mainly found Map Cork Mayo meaning Meath mediaeval Monaghan Munster Norman north Connacht numerous in Ulster occasionally occurs Offaly Oriel origin personal name possibly probably prominent provinces rare records Roscommon says Scottish Scottish clan Scottish name sept settled seventeenth century sixteenth century Sligo sometimes spelling surname synonym thirteenth century Tipperary Tyrone Ulster usually variant Waterford well-known Westmeath Wexford