McQuirke households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland

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

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Surname Dictionary

Mac Cuirc Mac Quirk: annamh: Áth Cliath. I bhfad níos coitinne mar Mag Cuirc, q.v.
MacGuirk numerous: Monaghan, N Leinster etc. Ir. Mag Oirc (SI); Mag Coirc (SGA). First name Corc (crimson) was popular, so perhaps it is to be preferred, but see also Mac Gurk.
MacGurk numerous: Tyrone-S Derry etc. Ir. Mag Oirc. Mac Lysacht is very positive about this name and it was an important group descended from Niall of the Nine Hostages in 5 cent and located in Tyrone.MIF.
MacQuirke rare: Dublin. Ir. Mac Coirc. Corc is an early first name meaning, perhaps "heart" or "red". See Quirk. GPN.

Variants in Griffith's
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Non-Griffith's Variants

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