Carey births between 1864 and 1913


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Surname Dictionary

Carey Very numerous: all provinces. The anglicised form of a number of Irish surnames which also occur as Keary, Kerin(s), Keighery etc. The Ir. Ó Ciardha were chiefs of Carbury, Kildare at the time of the Invasion and were dispersed. Other names quoted by Woulfe include Mac Fhiachra, Ó Ciaráin, Ó Céirín. IF.
MacCarey rare: Belfast area. Probably variant of Mac Carry, q.v.
 

Districts where Carey and a second surname are found together

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Variants in the birth records, with totals

  • Carey: 6798
  • Cary: 127
  • McCarey: 83
  • Ceary: 33
  • Karey: 8
  • Caery: 6
  • Cearey: 3
  • McCary: 36
  • McCeary: 2
  • Caray: 3
  • Cerey: 4
  • McCaray: 3

  • Districts and births


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