List of Irish place names in other countries

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This is a partial or incomplete list of places in countries other than Ireland named after places in Ireland.

Massive emigration, often called the Irish diaspora, from Ireland in the 19th and 20th centuries resulted in many towns and regions being named or renamed after places in Ireland.

It might be noted that the following place names sometimes share strong ties with the original place name.

Common placenames in multiple countries[edit]

United States[edit]

List of place names of native Irish origin in the United States. This is far from a complete list[1][2]

Alabama[edit]

Arizona[edit]

Arkansas[edit]

California[edit]

Colorado[edit]

Delaware[edit]

Florida[edit]

Georgia (U.S. state)[edit]

Idaho[edit]

Indiana[edit]

Iowa[edit]

Kansas[edit]

Maine[edit]

Maryland[edit]

New York[edit]

Michigan[edit]

Minnesota[edit]

Missouri[edit]

Nevada[edit]

New Hampshire[edit]

North Carolina[edit]

North Dakota[edit]

Ohio[edit]

Oklahoma[edit]

Pennsylvania[edit]

South Carolina[edit]

Tennessee[edit]

Texas[edit]

Virginia[edit]

Wisconsin[edit]

Places named after Irish provinces[edit]

Placenames by Northern Irish county[edit]

Placenames by Republic of Ireland county[edit]

Canada[edit]

Australasia[edit]

New South Wales
Northern Territory
Queensland
South Australia
Tasmania
Victoria
Western Australia
Papua New Guinea

Great Britain[edit]

Scotland

The following come from the Scottish Gaelic Èireann meaning "Ireland":

The following come from Fódla, Banbha and Eilg, which are poetic names for Ireland:

England

Africa[edit]

South America[edit]

The Caribbean[edit]

Beyond Earth[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Master Book of Irish Surnames: Locations, Ethnic Origins, Variant Spellings & Sources by Michael C. O'Laughlin
  2. ^ The Surnames of Ireland by Edward MacLysaght