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Sharry households in mid-19th century Ireland

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


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Armagh 2 Cavan 1
Clare 16 Dublin 1
Fermanagh 3 Monaghan 9
Tyrone 8 Westmeath 13

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Mac Searraigh: Mac Sharry: líonmhar (1) Sligeach-Liatroim (MacSharry); (2) Ard Mhacha-an Dún (MacSherry). Bhí an dara clann in Aontroim; an chéad cheann i mBreifne. Fréamh: b'fhéidir, searrach, capall óg agus, go meafarach, bríomhar.
MacSharry: fairly numerous: Leitrim-Sligo etc. Ir. Mac Searraigh, possibly from searrach, a foal, i.e. flighty. A sept of Breifne (Cavan-Leitrim).
MacSherry: fairly numerous: Armagh-Down etc. Ir. Mac Searraigh. See Mac Sharry. A sept of Oriel (Armagh-Monaghan), distinct from those of Breifne, who appear as Mac Sharry. There was a similiar Scottish name which did not come to Ireland, apparently; also the Mac Sherrys of W Cork, for which see Hodnett. The name also occurs as Sherry, q.v.
Sharry: rare: Dublin, W Meath. Ir. Mac Searaigh. See Mac Sharry.
Sherry: numerous: S Ulster, Midlands, Galway-Mayo etc. Ir. Mac Searraigh, possibly from searrach, a foal. A sept of Oriel (Armagh etc). See Mac Sherry.
Ó Searraigh: Sherry, Sharry: is cosúil go mbaineann siad le Mac Searraigh, q.v. Bhíodh "Ó" agus "Mac" i bhfeidhm acu sa 17 céad, annsan ligeadar an dá réimír ar lár.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
McSharry 198
McSherry 82
McShery 2
McShirry 2
Sharry 53
Sherrie 3
Sherry 250


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Searraigh
Mac Searraigh
MacSharry
MacSherry
McSheray
McShere
McSherra
McShira
McSorry
Shary
Sherrey
Shirey
Shrray


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