Guiery



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GUIERY BIRTHS:
MAPPED 1864 TO 1913



Guiery 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).

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


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Cork 1 Limerick 1

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

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.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Geary 263
Giery 3
Girey 20
Guiery 2
Guirey 10
Guiry 113
McGeary 60


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Gadhra
Gearey
Gearry
Geerey
Geery
Geiry
Guerie
Mac Gadhra
MacGeary


SECOND SURNAME


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