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Quirke

Quirke
Knockainey?, Co.Limerick




Quirk 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).

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


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and an all-Ireland parish map (paying).
Antrim 1 Carlow 2
Clare 7 Cork 53
Cork city 2 Down 3
Dublin 2 Dublin city 2
Galway 29 Kerry 59
Kildare 4 Kilkenny 55
Laois 4 Limerick 24
Limerick city 5 Louth 2
Meath 3 Monaghan 2
Offaly 15 Roscommon 3
Sligo 1 Tipperary 150
Waterford 23 Westmeath 1
Wexford 38 Wicklow 1

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Quirke: numerous: all areas, especially Munster and South East. Ir. Ó Cuirc, from first name Corcc, meaning "heart" or "crimsom". Before the Invasion, the sept was located in S W Tipperary, in a territory called Múscraí Uí Chuirc. MIF & GPN.
Ó Cuirc: Quirk(e): líonmhar ar fud na tíre, i gCúige Mumhan ach go h-áirithe. Bhain an chlann sa le limistéir in iarthar Thiobraid Árann go raibh Múscraí Cuirc air faoin tsean-reacht agus Clann Liam tar éis an Ionraidh. Is cosúil go dtagann Corc ón Meán-Ghaeilge agus a chiallaíonn "croí".MIF.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Quirk 491
Quirke 220


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Cuirc
Coirke
Cuirk
O'Quirke
Qerk
Querk
Querke
Quirck
Quorke
Quyrck
Quyrk


SECOND SURNAME


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