Guirey


    Maps

  • Guirey in 1659.

  • Guirey births mapped 1864-1913

  • Guirey 1901 census map

  • Guirey 1911 census map

  • Guirey Roman Catholic baptisms new!


Parishes where Guirey and a second surname are found together

Surname:



Household numbers by county in Griffith's (1847-64), as on the map

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Cork:6Limerick:4

Surname Dictionary

Guiry Quite numerous: S Tipperary-Waterford, Limerick-Kerry. Ir. Ó Gadhra, gadhar, a dog. See Geary (Munster); O'Gara (Connacht). Woulfe says that the name originated in North Connacht and some moved to Munster in 16 cent. IF & SGG.
Ó Gadhra O'Gara, Geary, Guiry: líonmhar: i dtuaisceart Chonnacht, O'Gara ach Geary agus Guiry i gCúige Mumhan, Luimneach ach go h-áirithe. Clann mhór a bhí gaolmhar le Ó h-Eaghra faoin sean-ainm treibhe Luighne (Maigh Eo-Sligeach). Brúadh amach ón limistéar san iad sa 15 céad agus shocraíodar in aice le Loch Uí Ghadhra (Ros Comáin). Is ann a dhein Feargal Ó Gadhra patrúntacht ar an gCeathrar Máistir agus Annála Ríocht Éireann. Chuaidh cuid acu dín Mhumhain sa 16 céad mar a bhfuil Geary agus Guiry orthu. Fréamh: ón ainm Gadhra, a bhaineann le gadhar, b'fhéidir. Tá an leagan Ó Gaora i bhfeidhm chomh maith. IF.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Giery: 3
Guiery: 2
Guire: 3
Guirey: 10
Guiry: 113
Guyry: 2

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Gearey
Gearry
Geerey
Geiry
Guerie
Gwier
Gwyar
O Gadhra
O Guyry
O Gyrie


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