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James May (rdu88-233-246.nc.rr.com - 24.88.233.246)
Posted on Sunday, November 10, 2002 - 05:47 pm:   Edit Post Print Post

Hi, I've just started to study/learn Irish, and was wondering what the translation of my name would be: James. also my surname is May does anyone know where that might be from as far as specfic region and is that the original spelling? Thank You.

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Seosamh Mac Muirí (proxy-server3.ul.ie - 136.201.1.52)
Posted on Sunday, November 10, 2002 - 07:22 pm:   Edit Post Print Post

Séamas Ó Miadhaigh

often of Sligo or Meath origin.

May is a common transliterate form used in English for the original Irish name. Mee is also well known.

Féach ar The Leitrim Roscommon Home Page - take a look at than one.

Ádh mór.

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alec1 (m34-mp1.cvx1-a.dub.dial.ntli.net - 62.254.100.34)
Posted on Sunday, November 10, 2002 - 08:09 pm:   Edit Post Print Post

Check out this site


http://www.geocities.com/EnchantedForest/Fountain/9153/millenium2.html


mmmm that address looks a bit long and on preview runs into 2 lines--if it doesn't work go to this shortlink and wait 5/10 secs


http://makeashorterlink.com/?T2CF52762


alec

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alec1 (m34-mp1.cvx1-a.dub.dial.ntli.net - 62.254.100.34)
Posted on Sunday, November 10, 2002 - 08:28 pm:   Edit Post Print Post

Oh Oh sorry wrong post!!!


I meant you to go here -sorry.

http://scripts.ireland.com/ancestor/surname/index.cfm?fuseaction=Go.

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alec1 (m34-mp1.cvx1-a.dub.dial.ntli.net - 62.254.100.34)
Posted on Sunday, November 10, 2002 - 08:34 pm:   Edit Post Print Post

I think the demons have it in for me tonite!

Go here and type in Maye ok

hope it works!


http://www.ireland.com/ancestor/

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James May (rdu88-233-246.nc.rr.com - 24.88.233.246)
Posted on Monday, November 11, 2002 - 07:26 am:   Edit Post Print Post

Much thanks to Seosamh and Alec1 for the help and information.

Jim

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Daltaí in Éirinn (p136-134.as1.srl.dublin.eircom.net - 159.134.136.134)
Posted on Monday, November 25, 2002 - 08:21 pm:   Edit Post Print Post

O'Maidaigh - the name means BRAVE AND FAITHFUL - Fortis et Fidelis.

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