McMurray households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland

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

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Surname Dictionary

Mac Muireadhaigh Mac Murray: líonmhar: oirthear Uladh. Albanaigh ó Ghallgallaibh iad sa ach bhí clann i mBreifne, gaolmhar leis na Ruaircigh, leis. Is Mac Morrow a bhíonn ar an ndream deireannach sa anois - táid le fáil i gConnachta.
MacMurray numerous: E Ulster etc. Ir. Mac Muireadhaigh, (mariner). Mod. Mac Muirí, a sept of Leitrim, but mainly Scottish from Galloway. SS.
MacMurry rare: Belfast area. Variant of Mac Murray, q.v.
Murray Very numerous: all areas. Ir. Ó Muireadhaigh, Mac Muireadhaigh. These derive from the popular first name Muireadhach, lord, master. The name extended to Scotland whence many present-day Murrays in Ulster. See also Murrihy. IF.


  • McMurray in 1659.
  • McMurray births mapped 1864-1913
  • McMurray 1901 census map
  • McMurray 1911 census map
  • McMurray Roman Catholic baptisms
  • McMurray Roman Catholic marriages NEW!

The surname

  • Murray
    Clondulane, Cork (archived)
  • Murray
    Waterford/ Australia
  • Murray
    Argentina (archived)

Parishes where McMurray and a second surname are found together


Variants in Griffith's
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Non-Griffith's Variants

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