History of Ireland
Could the surname bass be Irish?
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What is the origin of the surname Rhook?
The surname Rhook is an Australian surname, but could be of Irish origin. It is a variant spelling of surname Rook, an English surname. This surname Rook is also established in Ireland, perhaps the same derivative as the English origin, or perhaps a variant of Irish surname Rock. There are many Irish surnames that has a "Rh" in their surname. For example, the common Irish surnames Rhyan, a variant spelling of Ryan, and Irish surname Rhatigan, a variant spelling of Ratigan. This could apply to the surname Rhook, a variant spelling of Rook, meaning the name could be of Irish origin. For more information about the surname Rook, see related links below.