Morin / Family History
The names Morin, Morrin and Moran in
Ireland is derived from either of two
native Gaelic Septs, O'Morain or
O'Moghrain. These were located in a
number of places but especially in
Counties Mayo, Leitrim and Galway.
Variants of this very widespread
name include Morein, MacMorran
A Sept is an ancient form of a Clan and is a group of people whose ancestors all bore the same surname and inhabited the same locality.