Ireland Family - The Ireland Family
Ireland Family Name
When I received a junk email with a list of Ireland names on it, I
had the idea to setup a web site to see who would contact me.
The surname Ireland is
actually very unusual as most surnames are related to trades, locations or
personal attributes. Although Ireland (as in the country) is a place I believe
this to be a modern rather than ancient Gaelic name. Making it unlikely we are
named after the place.
I you look here you will find a scroll of
names, claiming the name originates from the North of Scotland. However Tom
Ireland says states "the name IRELAND according to my aunts is Nordic" and means
Anyway, if you are interested in finding out more about the
Ireland name as I am, if you can contact me and send me your information
I will coordinate it on this Web site.
Lets hope we get some useful facts
Classic Engines, Modern Fuel
For all those "petrol heads" with the name Ireland, Paul has published a book
Classic Engines, Modern Fuel - the Problems, the Solutions.
for anybody interested in classic vehicles.
Words & Pictures Videos
You can find recordings of the children's series
Words & Pictures here. These
feature our namesake.