Guirk heads of household in the 1911 census

Click on the red marker on the map below for a link to the full 1911 census entry.

For background on how the map was made (and its flaws), see the relevant blog entry.

Surname Dictionary

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.

DEDs where Guirk and a second surname are found together


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