Godfrey



Household numbers by county in Griffith's (1847-64), as on the map

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Antrim:3Belfast city:2Cavan:1Cork:2
Derry:9Dublin:2Fermanagh:2Galway:4
Kerry:19Kildare:2Limerick:15Limerick city:1
Mayo:20Meath:1Monaghan:1Roscommon:2
Sligo:1Tipperary:20Tyrone:3Waterford:2
Westmeath:1Wexford:1

Surname Dictionary

Godfrey fairly numerous: Ulster, Tipperary-Limerick etc. Ir. Mac Gothraidh which also occurs as Mac Gofraidh (Gofraidh = Geofrey). These were a branch of the Maguires of Fermanagh and appear under various anglicisations: MacCorry, Caffrey, MacCaghery etc. Bearers of the name in Munster may derive from Gohery, q.v. SI.
Mac Gothradha Mac Corry, Mac Curry, Godfrey: líonmhar in Ultaibh. Craobh de Mhag Uidhir Fhear Manach. Féach Mac Gafraidh.

Variants in Griffith's
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Godferry: 2
Godfrey: 114
Godfry: 5

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Godefroy
Godfery
Godffrey
Godfree
Goodferry
Mac Gothradha


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