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

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Antrim:20Armagh:9Belfast city:9Derry:1

Surname Dictionary

Gourlay numerous: E Ulster, Donegal. Ir. Mag Thoirdealbhaigh, from the personal name Toirdealbhach which means either "Thor-like" or "instigator". See also Turley. There is also a Scottish name which may well be represented in Ulster. SGG, SS & GPN.
Mag Thoirdealbhaigh Gourlay: líonmhar: Oirthear Uladh, Tír Chonaill. Leagan Ultach de Mac Thoirdealbhaigh, q.v.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Gourlay: 2
Gourley: 110
Gourly: 10
McGourley: 5

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Mag Thoirdealbhaigh

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