Garrey



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Garrey 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).

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


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Clare 5 Longford 2

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Garry: numerous: Midlands, Clare etc. Ir. Mag Fhearadhaigh. Fearadhach was a very early personal name, possibly meaning "manly". The name originated in E Connacht and appears in many guises: Garahy, Garrihy, MacGarry and by peculiar mistranslation - O'Hare. SI & SGG.
MacGarry: numerous: Ulster generally, especially Antrim; also N Leinster and N Connacht. Ir. Mag Fhearadhaigh. Fearadhach was a prestigeous first name in early Ireland, derivation not certain, possibly meaning "manly". Mod. Mac Fhearaigh. See also Mac Carry, Mac Verry & Garry.
Mag Fhearadhaigh: Mac Garry, Megarry, Garry: líonmhar: oirthear Uladh, Lár na Tíre, an Clár mar a bhfuil Garry. Deir de Bhulbh gur deineadh Hare de in Oirghialla as cosúlacht éigin le "giorria"! Tá Garrihy orthu sa Chlár, leis. SI & SGG.
Magarry: Very rare: Ulster. Ir. Mag Fhearaigh (SGA). See Mac Garry.
Megarry: fairly numerous: Belfast, Down etc. Ir. Mag Fhearadhaigh. See Mac Garry.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Gairy 2
Garrey 7
Garry 135
Gary 3
Magarry 16
McGarry 501
McGary 3
Megarry 13
Megary 2


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Gariy
Garray
Garree
M'Garry
MacGarry
Mag Fhearadhaigh
Magarray
Magary
McGarey
McGarrey


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