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A sept is an English word for a division of a family, especially of a Scottish or Irish family. [1]

34 relations: Anglicisation, British Isles, Clan Cameron, Clan MacFarlane, Clan Sweeney, Court of the Lord Lyon, Dalcassians, Derbfine, Early Irish law, Edward MacLysaght, Irish clans, Irish genealogy, Irish language, Laird, Latin, List of Irish clans, Lists of most common surnames, Mac Amhlaoibh and Mac Amhalghaidh (Irish septs), Manrent, Miller (name), O'Conor, O'Neill dynasty, Oxford University Press, Patronymic, Personal name, Scotland, Scottish clan, Sippe, Tartan, Taylor (surname), Tudor conquest of Ireland, Uí Fiachrach, Uí Maine, Uí Néill.


Anglicisation (or anglicization, see English spelling differences), occasionally anglification, anglifying, englishing, refers to modifications made to foreign words, names and phrases to make them easier to spell, pronounce, or understand in English.

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British Isles

The British Isles are a group of islands off the north-western coast of continental Europe that consist of the islands of Great Britain, Ireland, the Isle of Man and over six thousand smaller isles.

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Clan Cameron

Clan Cameron is a West Highland Scottish clan, with one main branch Lochiel, and numerous cadet branches.

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Clan MacFarlane

Clan MacFarlane (Scottish Gaelic: Clann Phàrlain) is a Highland Scottish clan.

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Clan Sweeney

Clan Sweeney is an Irish clan of Scottish origin.

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Court of the Lord Lyon

The Court of the Lord Lyon (the Lyon Court) is a standing court of law which regulates heraldry in Scotland.

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The Dalcassians (Dál gCais) were a Gaelic Irish tribe, generally accepted by contemporary scholarship as being a branch of the Déisi Muman, that became a powerful group in Ireland during the 10th century.

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The derbfine (dearbhfhine) was a term for patrilineal groups and power structures defined in the first written tracts in Early Irish law.

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Early Irish law

Early Irish law, also called Brehon law, comprised the statutes which governed everyday life in Early Medieval Ireland.

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Edward MacLysaght

Edward MacLysaght (Éamonn Mac Giolla Iasachta; 6 November 1887 – 4 March 1986) was one of the foremost genealogists of twentieth century Ireland.

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Irish clans

Irish clans are traditional kinship groups sharing a common surname and heritage and existing in a lineage based society prior to the 17th century.

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Irish genealogy

Irish genealogy is the study of individuals and/or families who originated on the island of Ireland.

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Irish language

The Irish language (Gaeilge), also referred to as the Gaelic or the Irish Gaelic language, is a Goidelic language (Gaelic) of the Indo-European language family originating in Ireland and historically spoken by the Irish people.

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Laird is a generic name for the owner of a large, long-established Scottish estate, roughly equivalent to an esquire in England, yet ranking above the same in Scotland.

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Latin (Latin: lingua latīna) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages.

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List of Irish clans

List of Irish clans.

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Lists of most common surnames

The most common surnames in the world are, in order, Li (or Lee), Zhang (or Trương and Jang), Wang, Nguyễn, García, González, Hernández, Smith, Smirnov (or Smirnova), and Müller.

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Mac Amhlaoibh and Mac Amhalghaidh (Irish septs)

Mac Amhlaoibh and Mac Amhalghaidh are two different Gaelic patronymic names with different origins and meanings, but which share the same or similar Anglicisations.

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Manrent refers to a Scottish contract of the mid-15th century to the early 17th century, usually military in nature and involving Scottish clans.

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Miller (name)

Miller and Millar are surnames of English language, Old English or Scottish origin.

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O'Conor (Middle Irish: Ó Conchubhair; Modern Ó Conchúir, also anglicised as O'Connor), is an Irish princely and noble family of Gaelic origin who are the historic Kings of Connacht and the last High Kings of Ireland before the Norman invasion.

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O'Neill dynasty

The O'Neill dynasty (Ó Néill) is a group of families, ultimately all of Irish Gaelic origin, that have held prominent positions and titles in Ireland and elsewhere.

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Oxford University Press

Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest university press in the world, and the second oldest after Cambridge University Press.

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A patronymic, or patronym, is a component of a personal name based on the given name of one's father, grandfather (i.e., an avonymic), or an even earlier male ancestor.

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Personal name

A personal name or full name is the set of names by which an individual is known and that can be recited as a word-group, with the understanding that, taken together, they all relate to that one individual.

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Scotland (Alba) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.

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Scottish clan

A Scottish clan (from Gaelic clann, "children") is a kinship group among the Scottish people.

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Sippe is German for "clan, kindred, extended family".

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Tartan (breacan) is a pattern consisting of criss-crossed horizontal and vertical bands in multiple colours.

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Taylor (surname)

Taylor is a surname used in the British Isles of French and Latin origin which originated as a Norman occupational surname (meaning tailor) in France It is derived from the Old French tailleur ("cutter"), which is in turn derived from the Late Latin taliator, from taliare ("to cut").

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Tudor conquest of Ireland

The Tudor conquest (or reconquest) of Ireland took place under the Tudor dynasty, which held the Kingdom of England during the 16th century.

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Uí Fiachrach

The Uí Fiachrach were a dynasty who originated in, and whose descendants later ruled, the coicead or fifth of Connacht (a western province of Ireland) at different times from the mid-first millennium onwards.

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Uí Maine

Uí Maine, often Anglicised as Hy Many, was one of the oldest and largest kingdoms located in Connacht, Ireland.

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Uí Néill

The Uí Néill (Irish pronunciation:, descendants of Niall) are Irish and Scottish dynasties who claim descent from Niall Noigiallach (Niall of the Nine Hostages), a historical King of Tara who died about 405.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sept

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