Geary births between 1864 and 1913


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Surname Dictionary

Geary numerous: Cork-Limerick, Belfast. Ir. Ó Gadhra, gadhar, a hound. Originally a sept of N Connacht where they go under O'Gara, q.v. Some of them settled in Munster in 16 cent. They also appear as Guiry. SI & SGG.
Guiry Quite numerous: S Tipperary-Waterford, Limerick-Kerry. Ir. Ó Gadhra, gadhar, a dog. See Geary (Munster); O'Gara (Connacht). Woulfe says that the name originated in North Connacht and some moved to Munster in 16 cent. IF & SGG.
Mac Gadhra Mac Geary, Geary: annamh: Connacht. Measctha le Ó Gadhra anois. Mac Gaora i gcaint na ndaoine.
MacGeary Quite numerous: Tyrone etc. Ir. Ó Gadhra (O'Gara) or variant of Mac Garry, q.v.
Ó Gadhra O'Gara, Geary, Guiry: líonmhar: i dtuaisceart Chonnacht, O'Gara ach Geary agus Guiry i gCúige Mumhan, Luimneach ach go h-áirithe. Clann mhór a bhí gaolmhar le Ó h-Eaghra faoin sean-ainm treibhe Luighne (Maigh Eo-Sligeach). Brúadh amach ón limistéar san iad sa 15 céad agus shocraíodar in aice le Loch Uí Ghadhra (Ros Comáin). Is ann a dhein Feargal Ó Gadhra patrúntacht ar an gCeathrar Máistir agus Annála Ríocht Éireann. Chuaidh cuid acu dín Mhumhain sa 16 céad mar a bhfuil Geary agus Guiry orthu. Fréamh: ón ainm Gadhra, a bhaineann le gadhar, b'fhéidir. Tá an leagan Ó Gaora i bhfeidhm chomh maith. IF.
 

Districts where Geary and a second surname are found together

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Variants in the birth records, with totals

  • Geary: 1631
  • Guiry: 534
  • McGeary: 213
  • MacGeary: 1
  • Guirey: 29
  • Giery: 3
  • Girey: 5
  • Guiery: 4
  • Geery: 6
  • Gearry: 2
  • Gearey: 72
  • Geiry: 4
  • Mageery: 4
  • Magery: 5
  • McGearey: 10
  • McGery: 7

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