McGarry



Parishes where McGarry 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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Antrim:76Armagh:8Belfast city:15Cavan:13
Cork:2Cork city:2Derry:2Donegal:2
Down:44Dublin:27Dublin city:8Fermanagh:1
Galway:2Kildare:5Kilkenny:1Laois:1
Leitrim:52Limerick:4Limerick city:1Longford:26
Louth:4Mayo:30Meath:8Monaghan:10
Offaly:3Roscommon:92Sligo:40Tipperary:5
Tyrone:12Westmeath:3Wicklow:2

Surname Dictionary

Garry numerous: Midlands, Clare etc. Ir. Mag Fhearadhaigh. Fearadhach was a very early personal name, possibly meaning "manly". The name originated in E Connacht and appears in many guises: Garahy, Garrihy, MacGarry and by peculiar mistranslation - O'Hare. SI & SGG.
MacGarry numerous: Ulster generally, especially Antrim; also N Leinster and N Connacht. Ir. Mag Fhearadhaigh. Fearadhach was a prestigeous first name in early Ireland, derivation not certain, possibly meaning "manly". Mod. Mac Fhearaigh. See also Mac Carry, Mac Verry & Garry.
Mag Fhearadhaigh Mac Garry, Megarry, Garry: líonmhar: oirthear Uladh, Lár na Tíre, an Clár mar a bhfuil Garry. Deir de Bhulbh gur deineadh Hare de in Oirghialla as cosúlacht éigin le "giorria"! Tá Garrihy orthu sa Chlár, leis. SI & SGG.
Magarry Very rare: Ulster. Ir. Mag Fhearaigh (SGA). See Mac Garry.
Megarry fairly numerous: Belfast, Down etc. Ir. Mag Fhearadhaigh. See Mac Garry.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Gairy: 2
Garrey: 7
Garry: 135
Gary: 3
Magarry: 16
McGarry: 501
McGary: 3
Megarry: 13
Megary: 2

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Gariy
Garray
Garree
M'Garry
MacGarrie
MacGarry
Mag Fhearadhaigh
Magarray
Magary
Magerry
Maggarry
McGarey
McGarray
McGarrey
McGarrigh
McGerry
McGirry
Megarey
Megarrey


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