For background on how the map was made (and its flaws), see the relevant blog entry.
|Mac a' Bháird||rare: Donegal etc. Ir. Lang. See Ward.|
|Ward||Very numerous: all areas, especially Connacht. Ir. Mac a' Bháird (son of the bard). Although this name is current in England, Irish Wards are mostly indigenous. Some were hereditary bards attached to the O'Donnells in Donegal and the O'Kellys in Galway. IF.|
|Warde||Quite numerous: Galway etc. Variant of Ward.|