Curley



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Curley households in mid-19th century Ireland

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See below for a parish-by-parish breakdown of household numbers in each county (paying).

Curley households in each county in the Primary Valuation property survey of 1847-64.


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Antrim 5 Armagh 1
Belfast city 3 Clare 5
Cork 1 Donegal 1
Dublin 1 Galway 123
Kerry 1 Kildare 2
Leitrim 1 Limerick 7
Limerick city 1 Longford 5
Louth 1 Mayo 16
Monaghan 13 Offaly 9
Roscommon 50 Sligo 9
Tipperary 1 Tyrone 2
Waterford 3 Westmeath 12
Wicklow 4    

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Corley: Quite numerous: Monaghan, Connacht. Ir. Mac Thoirealaigh. From the personal name Toirdealbhach, meaning "instigator". Also as Curley, q.v.
Curley: numerous: E Galway-Roscommon, Wicklow-Kildare-Meath. Ir. Mac Thoirdealbhaigh, (son of Turlough). The name has always been connected with Roscommon.
Mac Thoirdealbhaigh: (1) Curley: Ros Comáin-Gaillimh, Cill Mhantáin-Cill Dara-an Mhí; (2) Mac Corley: annamh: Aontroim. Dhá chlann difriúil, ar a laghad. Brí: tugtar Toirdealbhach .i. ar nós Thor, an dia Teotanach ach bhí Tairdealbhach ann mar ainm pearsanta roimh theacht na Lochlannach - Turlough an galldú. Brí: fear spreagtha, gríosaithe. Bíonn na h-Ultaigh ag cuimhneamh ar Roddy Mac Corley a chrochadh as bheith páirteach in éirí amach '98. Litriú nua: Mac Thoirealaigh. IF & GPN.
MacCorley: rare: N Antrim. Ir. Mac Thoirdhealbhaigh. This name is Corley and Curley in Connacht. Although Toirdhealbhach means "Thor-like", the aboriginal first name Tairdelbach means "instigator" and was popular in 11 & 12 cents. The modern Ulster version Tárlach is equivalent to Turlough. The surname is now Mac Thoirealaigh. GPN.
MacCurley: Quite numerous: Belfast area etc. Ir. Mac Thoirdhealbhaigh (Thor-like). This is generally a Connacht name. It may represent Mac Tharlaich (Scottish). See Curley.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Corley 88
Corly 3
Curley 277
Curly 105
McCorley 5
McCurley 25
McCurly 4


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Courley
Courloy
Mac Thoirdealbhaigh
MacCorley
MacCurley


SECOND SURNAME


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