Gorey


Gorey households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland


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Surname Dictionary

Gorey Quite numerous: Wexford-Waterford, Midlands. Ir. Ó Guaire, (noble). Originally from the Midlands. See Gorry. MIF.
Gorry Quite numerous: Midlands. Ir. Ó Guaire. See Gorey. MIF & SGG.
Gurey Very rare: Dublin. Probably variant of Gorey, q.v. but note Gurhy.
Gurhy rare: Cork, Sligo etc. Ir. Mac Gothraidh (Godfrey). See Gurry.
Gurrie rare: Sligo. Ir. Mac Gothraidh, from the Norse Gothfrith "god-peace" which became Godfrey in English. A name associated with the O'Reillys of Breifne.
Ó Guaire Gorey, Gorry: líon beag: Lár na Tíre & san Oir-dheisceart. Bhí an chlann bhunaidh suite áit éigin idir Uíbh Fhailí agus an Mhí. Ainm coitinn a b'ea Guaire a chiallaíonn "uasal". Ach níl aon bhaint leis an mbaile i Loch Garman. MIF.

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