Murrihy


Murrihy households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland


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

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Surname Dictionary

Murrihy fairly rare: Clare etc. Ir. Ó Muirighthe, modern Ó Muirithe, which may be a spoken language corruption of Ó Muireadhaigh. SGG.
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.
Ó Muirighthe Murrihy: cuíosach annamh: an Clár. Athleagan d'Ó Muireadhaigh, q.v. Litriú nua: Ó Muirithe.


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