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Irish Surname - Cusack

Origin of the Irish Surname Cusack

The Irish surname Cusack originates from the Gaelic name "Mac Iosóig," meaning "son of Joseph." It is most commonly found in County Meath and surrounding areas in the Leinster province of Ireland. The name has also spread to other parts of the world, including the United States, Canada, and Australia.

According to the Irish Times, as of 2011 there were 1,954 people with the surname Cusack living in Ireland, making it the 911th most common surname in the country.

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Variations of the Irish Surname Cusack

Coat of Arms and Motto of the Irish Surname Cusack

The Cusack coat of arms features a red shield with three gold lions, and a gold chief with a black rampant lion. The motto "Crom aboo" is written on a ribbon below the shield, which translates to "Victory to Crom." The meaning of "Crom" is not entirely clear, but it is believed to be a reference to a mythical Irish hero.

Please Note

There is often limited information available on a specific coat of arms and motto for an Irish surname. Sometimes there are many variations, sometimes none, we have compiled a representative, but by no means exhaustive, selection. Please visit our Coat of Arms and Motto page for more information.

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