O Spollane - Stern
O Spollane or O Spollen. Used as variants for O Spillane, which see.
Sponser - Spencer ?
Spring. English origins. In 1576 AD Kilcolman Abbey in Co. Kerry in the south - west of the Munster Province was suppressed and given to Captain Spring. Also the Poul na Raha Priory in Co. Kerry originally founded by Geoffrey de Marisco in 1215 AD on the Celtic Monastery of Killagla / Cill Acaro - The Church of the Field was also suppressed and the confiscated land also given to him with no Irish allowed to buy or rent. Later on it was taken over by Oliver Cromwell during his massacres and given to the Godfreys who are still there.
Sprott. Used as a variant for Spratt, which see, in Co. Down in the south - east of the Ulster Province.
Sproule. They have been in Co. Donegal in the north - west of the Ulster Province and nearby in Co. Derry in the north - east of Ulster since the early 17th Century AD after the English confiscation of the 3,500,000 acres of the Heremonian Ui Cobhthaigh Dal Cuinn "northern" Ui Niaill territories there and the foreign non - Catholic plantations there. They are now in Co. Tyrone in Central Ulster. Sprowle and Sprool are also used as variants.
Spruhan. May be a variant of Sruffaun, which see, in Co. Kilkenny in the south - west of Southern Leinster.
O Sreenan - Irish / Ua Srianan. A Sept / Family branch who had their territory in Co. Monaghan in Southern Ulster.
O Sruffaun - Irish / Ua Sruthain - sruth / stream. A "southern" Sept / Family branch of the Strahans, which see. Known also as Bywater in Co. Waterford in the south - east of the Munster Province.
Stacey. Used for Eustace, which see, in Co. Wicklow and nearby in Co. Wexford in the south - east of Southern Leinster.
Stack / Stuaic / de Stac. English origins in Co. Kerry in the south - west of the Munster Province since the 13th Century AD who became foremost in their opposition to English ethnic and religious oppression in Ireland.
Stacpoole / de Stacapul. Welsh toponymic origins in Co. Dublin in the north - east of Southern Leinster in 1200 AD and have been in Co. Clare in the north - west of the Munster Province since the end of the 16th Century AD. Also known as Gall Dubh / black foreigner.
Stafford or Stofford. Anglo Norman locative origins in Co. Wexford in the south - east of Southern Leinster. See also Mac Stocker.
Staines / Mac Staim.
Standish or Stanislaus - see Mac Annesley.
Stanford. English origins in Ireland at the end of the 16th Century AD and were in Co. Cavan in Southern Ulster. See also Stankard.
Stanhurst or Stanihurst -
Stankard or Stangford. English toponymic origins in Co. Galway in Southern Connacht and at Ballystangford near Claremorris in Co. Mayo in the mid - west of the Connacht Province.
Stanley or Stanaly. English toponymic origins in Co. Louth and nearby in Co. Meath in the east of Northern Leinster in the 13th Century AD. Now also in the Munster Province.
Staples or Stapels -
Stapleton. Norman origins with some Gaelicized to Mac Gaul and Mac Gaule - Irish / Mheic an Ghaill (Descended from a son of the Foreigner) They were in Co. Kilkenny in the south- west of Southern Leinster and nearby in Co. Tipperary in the north - east of the Munster Province. See also Stacpoole.
Starkey or Starke / stiff. English origins in Ireland in the 14th Century AD.
Starr. English origins who came with the Oliver Cromwell massacres and were in the north of Co. Tipperary in the north - east of the Munster Province.
Starr or Starrs. They were in the Ulster Province.
Starrett. Scottish origins in Co. Donegal in the north - west of the Ulster Province and surrounding region. Sterrit used as a variant in Co. Antrim in the north - east of Ulster.
*Staunton or Stanton / de Stonndun. English origins in Co. Down in the south - east of the Ulster Province, *Co. Mayo in the mid - west of the Connacht Province and nearby in Co. Galway in Southern Connacht where some Gaelicized as Mac Evilly / Mac Aveely, which see, - Irish / Mheic an Mhilidh (Descended from a son of the Warrior or Soldier.)
Stawell or Stowell -
Mac Stay. Originally O Mustey - Irish / Ua Maoilsteighe. A Sept / Family branch, who had their territory in Co. Down in the south - east of the Ulster Province.
St. Clair. Sinclair now mostly used, which see.
Steacey. See Stacey.
Stenson. English origins used in Co. Sligo in the north - west of the Connacht Province as a variant for Steenson, which see, that was in use in the Ulster Province, which itself is a variant of Stevenson.
Mac Stephen. Akin to Jordan, which see. They were in Co. Mayo in the mid - west of the Connacht Province.
Stephens - Irish / Mheic Giolla Stiofain (Descended from a devotee of St. Stephen) James Stephens who died in 1950 AD wrote in 1920 AD "Deidre" and in 1924 AD "In the Land of Youth."
Fitz Stephens. Norman origins in Co. Wexford in the south - east of Southern Leinster.
Stephens. English origins of foreign planter stock.
Stephenson. They were foreign planters under Elizabeth 1st, the Welsh Norman English Queen, and were in Co. Limerick in the mid - north - west of the Munster Province and were later patrons of Gaelic literature. See also Stevenson.
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