Gurry



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1890 BIRTHS DISTRIBUTION




Gurry 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).

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


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Kildare 3 Laois 2
Longford 2 Meath 4
Offaly 1 Roscommon 6
Sligo 8    

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Gorey: Quite numerous: Wexford-Waterford, Midlands. Ir. Ó Guaire, (noble). Originally from the Midlands. See Gorry. MIF.
Gorry: Quite numerous: Midlands. Ir. Ó Guaire. See Gorey. MIF & SGG.
Gurey: Very rare: Dublin. Probably variant of Gorey, q.v. but note Gurhy.
Gurhy: rare: Cork, Sligo etc. Ir. Mac Gothraidh (Godfrey). See Gurry.
Gurrie: rare: Sligo. Ir. Mac Gothraidh, from the Norse Gothfrith "god-peace" which became Godfrey in English. A name associated with the O'Reillys of Breifne.
MacGorry: Very rare: Tyrone-Derry. Ir. Mac Gothraidh, from Norse first name Gothfrith. They were associated with the O'Reillys of Cavan.
Ó Guaire: Gorey, Gorry: líon beag: Lár na Tíre & san Oir-dheisceart. Bhí an chlann bhunaidh suite áit éigin idir Uíbh Fhailí agus an Mhí. Ainm coitinn a b'ea Guaire a chiallaíonn "uasal". Ach níl aon bhaint leis an mbaile i Loch Garman. MIF.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Gorey 40
Gorrey 3
Gorry 28
Gurry 26
McGorey 4
McGorry 19


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Guaire
Goery
Gurey
Gurhy
Gurrie
MacGorry


SECOND SURNAME


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