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“Noli irritare leones”

Do not exasperate the lions

Lyons is an Irish surname with a variety of origins from the Irish Ó Liatháin of County Cork and Ó Laighin of County Galway. It is also be a variant of the typically Scottish surname Lyon. The resemblance to several placenames in France commonly suggests a French origin for the surname but the origin is typically Gaelic.

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Areas of origin

  • Cork, Munster, Ireland

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  • Galway, Connaught, Ireland

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