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From: "Alan O'Neill" <>
Subject: Re: "SURNAMES" - When did this practice start????
Date: Sat, 8 Mar 2003 14:22:12 -0500
References: <> <b46cl1$65d$> <pC%9a.85792$> <b4afcq$2sq$> <7emaa.86109$> <b4d00h$9fc$>

It must have been terrible to go through life and not have a surname until
after your father died.

To find the first Ua Niall you
> have to look at Niall's sons, and their first recorded usage of the
> Ua Niall is sometime after 976 AD.

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