Family & Business Names (TBA)

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This section contains the fruits of a painstaking study of our Irish archive has revealed over 1,600 different business and family names, many no longer found. These can be seen on shop fronts, public transport and in advertisements.

Below is a list of all the names we have in our archive:

A


Abercorn
Aberdeen
Acme
Acton
Adamson
Addison
Aer Lingus
Afton
Ahern
Aherne
Aikenhead
Albert
Alcock
Alexander
Alfonso
Alhambre
Allan
Alfonso
Alhambre

Allan
Allen
Alliance
Allin
Allingham
Allison
Allman
Allsop
Amber
Ambrose
Amstel
Anderson
Andrews
Annally
Annsworth
Anthony
Ardilaun
Ariel
Arlington

Armitage
Armstrong
Arnold
Arnotts
Arthur
AShbourne
AShe
Asquith
Atkinson
Atlas
Audley
Austin
Automobile Association
Automobile Club
Ava
Avery
Ayton

B


Bailey
Baily
Baird
Baker
Balfe
Ball
Ballantine
Bannington
Bardon
Bantry
Barclay
Bardssley
Bargy
Barkley
Barnane
Barnardo
Barnes
Barr
Barrett
Barry
Bartley
Barton
Bass
Bateman
Batt
Baxendale
Baylor
Beamish & Crawford,
Beattie
Beatty
Beausane
Beehan
Begge
Begley
Behan
Belbroid
Belford
Bell
Belleek
Bellingham
Bellon
Bendigo
Bennett
Berlitz

Bertram
Bessborough
Bewley
Bianconi
Bigger
Bishop
Black and White
Blackburn
Blackrock
Blackwood
Blake
Blakely
Blakeney
Bleakley
Blessington
Blanke-Belcher
Boggs
Boland
Bolbrook
Bolger
Bolton
Bond
Bonnar
Booth
Borns
Boru
Borumha
Bosco
Boston
Bourke
Bourne
Bovril
Bowe
Boyd
Boyer
Boyle
Braddell
Bradford
Bradshaw
Brady
Braid
Braine
Brallaghan
Branagan

Breen
Brennan
Brett
Brewster
Brien
Bright
British and Irish
Steam Packet Co
British Petroleum
Brogan
Brooke
Brooks
Brothers
Brown
Browne
Browning
Brown Thomas
Brugha
Bryan
Bryant and May
Bryce
Buchanan
Buckley
Buller
Burgess
Burke
Burnett
Burns
Todd Burns
Burns Laird
Burrows
Bushmills
Butte
Butler
Butt
Butterly
Buttle
Byrn
Byrne

C


Cadbury
Cadell
Cadogan
Cahill
Cairnes
Callaghan
Caltex
Cambells
Cameron
Campbell
Campion
Canavan
Cannock
Cantrell & Cochrane
Canty
Capstan
Capuchin
Carburine
Carew
Carey
Carkeek
Carlisle
Carnegie
Carney
Carolan
Carr
Carroll
Carson
Carter
Carty
Casement
Casey
Cash
Caskey
Cassell
Casserley
Cassidy
Caulfield
Cawrie
Ceannt
CeanyCelsinan
Chaine
Chanceller
Chester
Chicester
Chipperfield
Cinderella
Citizen Army
City Coal Company
Clafferly
Claffy
Clancy
Clark
Clarke

Clement
Clery
Clifford
Cloney
Cloughly
Clovry
Coalter
Cochlan
Coen
Coffey
Colbert
Coleman
Colgan
Collard
Colleen
Collender
Collier
Collins
Colton
Combridge
Conagher
Conarchy
ConatyConnaghton
Connaught
Con(s)grove
Conneely
Connell
Connellan
Connery
Connolly
Connor
Conroy
Convery
Conway
Coogan
Cook
Cooke
Coon
Coonen
Coonet
Cooper
Coote
Corbett
Cordner
Corless
Corley
Cormac
Corman
Correll
Corrigan
Corry
Corway
Cosgrave
Cosgrove

Costello
Costen
Cotter
Cotton
Couche
Coulter
Courtenay
Cousins
Cowan
Cowman
Cowmay
Cox
Coyle
Coyne
Craddock
Craig
Cramer
Crampton
Crane
Craven A
Crawford
Crean
Creggan
Creina
Cress
Crimson
Crone
Croker
Cromac
Cromwell
Cronin
Crosbie
Cross
Crossman
Crotty
Crouch
Crowley
Crowther
Crozier
Cruise
Cuddy
Cullen
Cullinane
Cumann Na mban
Cumberland
Cummina
Cunard
Cunningham
Curlet
Curran
Curtin
Curtis
Cusack

D


Daffy
Daily Express
Daily Mail
Daily Telegraph
Daley
Dalkeel
Dallas
Dalton
Dangan
Daniels
Dann
D'arcy
Darcy
Darracq
Dartry
Davis
Davison
Davey
Davitt
Davy
Dawson
Day
D.B.C.
De Clifford
De Gaulle
De Hooghe
De Pew
Deighton
DeLacy
Delehanty
Delehunt
Delahanty

Delany
DeLarcy
Delarue
Dempsey
Dempster
Denny
Desmond
DeValera
Devine
Dick
Dickeson
Dicks
Dickson
Dillon
Dixon
Doheny
Doherty
Dolan
Dold
Dollard
Donagh
Donahue
Donegan
Donlan
Donnelly
Donohoe
Donohue
Donovan
Dooly
Doran
Dorby
Dorno

Douglas
Dowd
Dowling
Downes
Downs
Doyle
Drake
Drennan
Driscoll
Dublin Box Company
Dublin Dockyard Company
Dublin Woolen Company
Dudley
Dufferine
Duffy
Duggan
Dun
Dunbar
Dunbavin
Duncan
Dundon
Dunlop
Dunn
Dunne
Dunphy
Durkan
Durney
Dwire
Dwyre
Dyer
Dynan

E


Eager,
Earle
Eason
Edgar
Edge
Edgeworth
Edmundson
Egan
Eggleston
Eglinton
Elgin
Elite

Elliott
Elliott and Fry
Ellison
Elvery
Emery
Emmet
Empire
English
Ennis
Enright
Ensor,
Epps

Erris
Erskine
E.S.B.
Esso
Essolene
Eustace
Evans
Evening Herald
Evens
Everett

F


Fagan
Fahy
Falkner
Fallon
Fannin
Farola
Farrell
Fassbender
FaussettFawcett
Fee
Feely
Fehily
Fennessy
Ferguson
Finche
Findlater
Finegan
Finlay
Finn
Finnegan

Firbolds
Fisher
Fitzgerald
Fitzgibbon
Fitzpatrick
Fitxsimonds
Fitzstephen
Fitzwilliam
Fizelle
Flahert
Flanagan
Flannery
Fleming
Flood
Flynn
Fogarty
Foley
Forbes
Ford
Forde

Fordham
Fordson
Forrest,
Forsyth
Fortane
Foster
Fownes
Fox
Frames
Franklyn
Freeman,
French
Frontier,
Fruitfield
Fry
Frye
Furlong.

G


Gaffney
Galbraith
Gallagher
Gallaher
Galligan
Galvin
Gandon
Gardiner
Gargon
Garryowen
Garvey
Gate & Polden
Gately
Gault
Gavin
Gaynor
Gerrard
Gervi
Gethings
Gibbons
Gibney
Gibson
Gifford
Gilbert
Gilbey
Gill
Gillespie

Gilmore
Gilsenan
Gibson
Giltrap
Girl Scouts
Girvin
Gleeson
Glendenning
Globo
Glover
Glynn
Gocean
Godkin
Gogan
Gogarty
Goggin
Gold Flake
Golden
Goldsmith
Gonne
Good
Goodbody
Goodson
Gordon
Gorey
Gormley
Gotto

Gough
Governey
Grace
Graham
Grant
Grattan
Grattan Bellew
Gray
Grealy
Greenspot
Greene
Gregg
Gregory
Greyson
Griffin
Griffith
Grimason
Grogan
Gubbin
Guben
Guinnan
Guinness
Gulford
Gurin
Gwynn

H


Hadden
Hadnett
Hall
Halley
Halliday
Hallissey
Halloran
Halpin
Hamill
Hamilton
Hamlet
Hammon
Hand
Handel
Hands
Hanley
Hanlon
Hanly
Hannigan
Hannon
Hanrahan
Hargador
Harkin
Harland
Harrington
Harris
Harrison
Hart
Harte
Hartnett
Harty
Harvey
Harvy

Haskins
Hastie
Haughton
Hawthorn
Hay
Hayden
Hayes
Hazlitt
H.B.
Heagney
Healy
Heenan
Hegarty
Heinz
Heiton
Helebert
Helen
Hely
Henderson
Henehan
Henry
Herbert
Hercules
Heron
Herty
Hession
Heuston
Hibernian
Hick
Hickey
Higgins
Hilary
Hill

Hilliard
Hipps
Hipwell
Hoare
Hodes
Hodges
Hogan
Hogg
Holden
Holloway
Holmes
Hope
Hopkins
Heran
Horgan
Houlihan
Houston
Howard
Howleti
Hoyne
Hudson
Hughes
Humber
Humbert
Hunt
Hunter
Hurley
Hurman
Huston
Hutton
Hyan
Hyde
Hynes

I


Imco
Imperial
Ingus
Ireland

Irish Independent
Irish Omnibus Co
Irish Provident
Irish Times

Irwin
Isle of Man
Iveagh

J


Jackson
Jacobs
Jaegar
Jameson
Jamison
Jammet

Javelin
Jenkins
Jennings
Jerome
Jeyes
Johnson

Johnston
Jones
Jordan
Joyce
Judd

K


Kane
Kapp & Peterson
Kavanagh
Keane
Keaney
Keappock
Kearney
Kearns
Keating
Keatinge
Keegan
Keelan
Keenan
Keene
Keeney
Kehoe
Kelloway
Kellet
Kelly
Keney

Kenmare
Kennan
Kenneally
Kennedy
Kennelly
Kenny
Kent
Keogh
Kerr
Kickam
Kidd
Kiely
Kielty
Kiernan
Kilby
Kilgannon
Kilkenny
Killanin
Killeen
Killick

Kilroy
Kinahan
Kincard
Kincart
King
Kingston
Kinton
Kirby
Kirk
Kirkwood
Kirwan
Kitts
Knight
Knox
Kodak
Kramm
Kyng
Kynock

L


Lafayette
Laing
Laird
Lamb
Lambeat
Lambert
Lancashire
Lancaster
Landers
Landon
Landy
Lane
Lang
Lanigan
Largey
Larkin
Lavelle
Lawlor
Lawrence
Lawson
Laylor
Leahy
Lecal
Ledwit
Lee
Leech
Lee Guinness

Leeper
Lees
Leeson
Lemass
Lenehan
Lennard
Lennon
Lennox
Leonard
Leslie
Leverett
Lewiss
Leyland
Ligoniel
Lilo
Linden
Lindsay
Lipton
Lisheen
Liston
Little
Liverpool Victoria
Liningston
LLoydLoane
Lobitos
Lochrin
Locke

Lockwood
Lofthouse Crosbie
Loftus
Logan
Logue
Lombard
Lonergan
Long
Longwill
Loughlin
Loughran
Lowe
Lowry
LoydLucan Dairy
Lucania
Luck
Lucy
Lumley
Lux
Lyle
Lynagh
Lynch
Lynn
LyonsLysaght
Lytle

M


Macartney
Mackesy
Mackey
Macklin
Macrone
Madden
Madigans
Magee
Magillicuddy
Magner
Maguire
Maher
Mahon
Mahony
Malcomson
Mallin
Malocca
Malocco
Malone
Manchester
Mander
Mandeville
Manley
Mann
Manning
Mannion
Manney
Mannix
Mansfield
Maarconi
Markievicz
Marks
Marriott Watson
Marsh,
Marshall
Martell
Martin
Martlet
Map(t)ers
Mapican
Mason
Mathew
Matterson
Matthew
Matthews
Maxwell
May
Maye
Mayfair
Mayne
Maypole
Mazawatte
McCrann
Mead
Meager
Mear
Mecham
Mecredy
Meeham
Meldon
Melville
Merrick
Mesgteda
Metropole
Metropolitan
Mex
Michael
Michelin
Milford
Milk Maid
Millar
Millea
Miller
Milligen
Milliken
Mills
Milner
Milton
Minchin

Minnett
Misslear
Mitchell
Mifchum
Mitofsky
Mobiloil
Moccassin
Moffatt
Moffet
Molloy
Moloney
Monaghan
Mongan
Montgomery
Moon
Mooney
Moore
Morahan
Moran
Morgan
Moriarty
Morrin
Morris
Morrissey
Morton
MilhallMulhare
Mulholland
Mullally
Mullen
Mulligan
Mulrine
Mulrooney
Mulvill
Munro
Murphy
Murray
Musgrave
Mythen
McAdoo
McAlistet
McAllister
McBirney
MacBride
McBride
McBurney
MacCabe
McCabe
McCaldin
McCandless
McCann
McCarry
MacCarthy
McCarthy
McCartny
McCauley
McCawley
McClelland
McClinton
McCollum
McConnell
McCormack
McCormick
McCorriston
McCourt
McCown
McCoy
McCreery
McCullough
McCurdy
MacCurtain
McDermot
MacDermott
McDermott
MacDiarmada
MacDonagh
McDonagh
MacDonald
McDonald
MacDonnell

McDonnell
McDonagh
MacDonough
McDonough
McDowell
McEdrinan
McEntee
McErvel
McEvoy
McEwan
McFadden
McFerran
MacGarrett
McGarry
McGaw
McGill
Macgillcuddy
McGinley
McGinn
Mcglade
McGonagle
McGovern
McGowan
McGrath
McGreary
MacGuinness
McGuinness
McGuire
McHale
McHenry
McHugh
McIlwaine
McInerney
Macintyre
McIntyre
McKay
McKee
McKenna
McKenzie
McKeon
McKeown
McKessock
McKinly
McLaren
McLaughlin
MacLean
MacLear
McLeod
MacLiammoir
McLoughlin
McMahon
MacManus
McManus
McMonagle
McMullam
MacMurrough
MacNamara
McNamara
McNarry
McNeill
McNulty
McNutt
McPartlin
McSherry
MacSuibhne
MacSuibne
McSweeney
McSwine
MacSwiney
McTaggart
McTigue
McWalters
McWhinney
McWhirter
McWilliam

N


Nabe
Naddy
Nally
Namara
Naughton
Nayes
Neave
Nelson
Nesbitt
Nestles
Nevin

Newell
Newman
New York Insurance
Nichell
Nixon
Noble
Noblett,
Nolan
Nolland
Noone
Nooney

Normile
Norris
North
Nortons
Noud
Nowles
Nugent
Nullett
Nully
Nyham

O


Oakley
O'Boye
O'Brennan
O'Brien
O'Brien, Johnston, Mooney
Observer
O'Callaghan
O'Carroll
O'Casey
O'Cleary
O'Connaill
O;Connell
O'Connor
O'Dea
O'Doherty
O'Donnell
O'Donoghue
O'Donohoe
O'Donovan
O'Donovan Rossa
O'Dubda
O'Dubthaidh
O'Duffy

O'Dwyer
O'Farrell
O'Flaerly
O'Gilvie
O'Gorman
O'Grady
O'Gramhna
O'Growney
O'Hagan
O'Hallissey
O'Halloran
O'Hanlon
O'Hanrahan
O'Hara
O'Hegarty
O'Higgins
O'Kane
O'Keeffe
O'Kelly
O'Kennedy
O'Laogaire
O'Leary
Oliver

O'Loughlin
O'Mahony
O'Maille
O'Malley
O'Mara
O'Meara
O'Neill
O'Rahilly
O'Regan
O'Reilly
O'Rielly
O'Riordan
Ormonde
O'Rourke
Orr
Osbourne
O'Shea
O'Sullivan
O'Toole
Ouzel
Owens
Oxo

P


Paisley
Pallin
Palmer
Paris
Parke
Parker
Parlan
Parnell
Parson
Partlin
Pasley
Princess Patricia
Patrick
Patterson
Pattison
Patton
Payne
Pearle
Pears

Pearse
Pearson
Peko
Pennington
Perry
Perth
Peterson
Phelon
Phennix
Phipps
Philpot
Picken
Pirrce
Pike
Pim
Pitts
Platignum
Players
Plunkett

Pogues
Pohlmann
Poley
Pollard
Pollock
Poole
Porter
Porveyer
Potter
Powell
Power
Pratt
Premier Biscuits
Prendergast
Prescotts
Price
Prout
Pullar
Purcell

Q


Queens
Quigley

Quin
Quinlan

Quinn

R


Racine
Raleigh
Ramsay
Randall
Rangecroft
Ranier
Rawlinson
Raymond
Rea
Reardon
Reckitts
Reddy
Redmond
Reducine
Regan
Reginald
Reid
Reilly
Reis
Relson
Reliance
Renison

Reynolds
Rice
Richards
Richardson
Richer
Richmond
Riley
Ring
Rinucini
Riordan
Robb
Roberts
Robinson
Roche
Rock
Roe
Rogers
Rolls Royce
Rosemount
Ross
Rossa
Rotheram

Rothwell
Rountree
Rourke
Rowan Hamilton
Rowans
Rountrees
Rowsome
Rob Roy
RoyalRoyal Daylight Oil
Royal Enfield
Royal Liver
Roycroft
Royland
Ruane
Rudd
Ruddell
Ruddin
Rudge
Russell
Rutland
Rutledge
Ryan

S


Saimer
Salmon
Salter
Samson
Sandeman
Sandes
Sarsfield
Saunders
Saunderson
Savage
Savinos
Sayers
Scally
Scanlon
Schwartz
Scheppes
Scots Guards
Scott
Scullin
Scully
Seale
Sedan
Selo
Shakespear
Sham Squire
Shamrock
Shanahan
Shanley
Shannon
Sharpe
Shaw
Sheahan
Sheedy
Sheehan
Sheehy
Sheehy Skeffington
Sheen

Sheil
Sheills
Shekleton
Shell
Shennard
Sheridan
Sheriff
Sherry
Sherwood Foresters
Shiel
Shuldham
Sibley
Sibthorpe
Sigerson
Sim
Simpson
Singer
Sinnott
Sinyard
Sirr
Sisley
Skelton
Slaney
Slattery
Sleator
Sloane
Slowey
Smiddy
Smith
Smithwight
Smyth
Spain
Spears
Sheer
Spelman
Spence
Spencer

Spenser
Spillane
Sri Lanka
Stack
Stafford
Stamp
Stanley
State Express
Statham
Staurant
Stenson
Stephens
Sterling
Stevens
Stevenson
Stewart
Sticky Back
Stocks
Stoker
Strain
Strangeways
Strongbow
Suir
Sullivan
Sunbeam
Sunlight
Supple
Sutton
Swan
Sweeney
Sweeny
Swift
Switzer
Synge
Synnot

T


Taafe
Taggart
Talbot
Tara
Tate
Taylor
Tedcastles
Tedford
Teehan
Teeling
Telefunken
Templemore
Tennant
Terns
Texaco
Thady
Themax

The O'Rahilly
Thomas
Thompson
Thomson
Thornhill
Thrift
Tiernan
Tighe
Timoney
Timpson
Toal
Tobin
Todd Burns
Tohill
Tone
Toohey
Toole

Towell
Tower
T.P's Weekly
Trayner
Treacy
Trench
Tresilian
Trinnons
Trocken
Tuite
Tuohy
Turner
Twomey
Tyler
Tyson

V


Van Houton
Vandeleur
Vard

Vesey Colhurst
Vickery
Victoria ( Liverpool )

Vinola
Vionallee
Vulcan

W


Wade
Wafer
Walker
Wall
Wallace
Wallis
Walpole
Walsh
Ward
Warner
Warren
Waters
Watson
Watt
Waverly
Webb
Webster
Weir
Welch
Wellington

Wheatley
Wheeler
Whelan
Whitbread
White
Whitehaven
White Heather
Whitelaw
Whitesmith
Whittin
Whilly
Whitworth
Whyte
Wilde
Wight
Williams
Williamson
Wills
Wilson
Wimborne

Winstanley
Winter
Winters
Winton
W.J.N.
Wolff
Wolsey
Wood
Woodford
Woodhouse
Woodlocks
Woods
Woollam
Woolworth
Wordsworth
Wrench
Wright
Wynne

Y


Yeates
Y.M.C.A.
Yorkshire
Yound

Z


Zimbabwe.