Guire



COUNTY SURNAME MAP



Guire 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).

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


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Limerick 2 Sligo 1

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

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.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Guire 3
Guirey 10
Guiry 113


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Gwier
Gwyar


SECOND SURNAME


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