McGurke:

households in Griffith's Valuation (1847-64)






VARIANTS


SURNAME
TOTAL
Guirk 8
Guirke 4
Maguirk 15
Magurk 6
McGuirk 246
McGuirke 6
McGurk 53
McGurke 98
McQuirk 31
McQuirke 9
 
 
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SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

MacGuirk numerous: Monaghan, N Leinster etc. Ir. Mag Oirc (SI); Mag Coirc (SGA). First name Corc (crimson) was popular, so perhaps it is to be preferred, but see also Mac Gurk.
MacGurk numerous: Tyrone-S Derry etc. Ir. Mag Oirc. Mac Lysacht is very positive about this name and it was an important group descended from Niall of the Nine Hostages in 5 cent and located in Tyrone.MIF.
MacQuirke rare: Dublin. Ir. Mac Coirc. Corc is an early first name meaning, perhaps "heart" or "red". See Quirk. GPN.
 

COUNTY BREAKDOWN

McGurke households in each county in the Primary Valuation property survey of 1847-64.
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  Tyrone 98