McGirr


McGirr households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland


Householders by county in (1847-64), as on the map

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Surname Dictionary

Gaire rare: W Limerick-N Kerry. Ir. Géar (sharp). An epithet which superceded the original surname, now unknown.
Géar Gaire: annamh: iarthar Luimnigh & Ciarraí thuaidh. Seo cás ina bhfuil an bun-sloinne caillte agus bua-aidiacht ina áit.
Gearr Short: líonmhar: Cúige Uladh agus oirthear na tíre. Sloinne Sasanach atá le fáil in Albain chomh maith. Féach Mac an Gheairr.
Mac an Gheairr Mac Girr: líonmhar: Tír Eoghain. Tá Mac Geer le fáil in Áth Cliath ach go fíor-annamh. Is sloinne é seo as Oirghialla agus máguaird. Ón bhfréamh-fhocal giorr .i. gearr; fear íseal a bhí i gceist.
Mac Gothradha Mac Corry, Mac Curry, Godfrey: líonmhar in Ultaibh. Craobh de Mhag Uidhir Fhear Manach. Féach Mac Gafraidh.
MacGeer Very rare: Dublin. Variant of Mac Girr, q.v.
MacGerr rare: Tyrone. Ir. Mac an Ghirr (son of the short man). See Mac Girr.
MacGirr numerous: Tyrone-Fermanagh-Armagh etc. Ir. Mac an Ghirr (son of the short man). A name connected with Armagh.MIF.
Magirr Very rare: Belfast. Ir. Mac an Ghirr. See Mac Girr.


Parishes where McGirr and a second surname are found together

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