Murray


    Maps

  • Murray in 1659.
  • Murray births mapped 1864-1913
  • Murray 1901 census map
  • Murray 1911 census map
  • Murray Roman Catholic baptisms

The surname

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

Parishes where Murray and a second surname are found together

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Household numbers by county in Griffith's (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.
MacIlmurray rare: Belfast area. Ir. Mac Giolla Mhuire, Muire, the Blessed Virgin. The name was associated with W Ulster. See also Gilmore.
MacMorrow numerous: mainly Connacht. Ir. Mac Muireadhaigh (mariner). A name associated with the O'Rourkes of Breifne.
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.
Ó Muireadhaigh (1) Murray (2) Murrihy: an-líonmhar gach aird ach baineann (2) leis an gClár. Clúdaíonn (1) sloinnte Gaelacha éagsúla ach bhí Ó Muireadhaigh i Ros Comáin, ba chuid d'Uí Maine iad. De bhunadh Albanach cuid mhaith des na h-Ultaigh agus Mac Muireadhaigh orthu, le ceart. Ciallaíonn an sean-ainm Muiredach "tiarna" is cosúil agus bhí naomh leis an ainm seo ina éarlamh ar dheoise Chill Ala.

Variants in Griffith's
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Non-Griffith's Variants

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