McCrea



Parishes where McCrea and a second surname are found together

Surname:



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

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Antrim:26Armagh:4Belfast city:12Cavan:1
Derry:12Donegal:26Down:14Dublin:2
Dublin city:1Fermanagh:12Laois:2Monaghan:4
Tyrone:55Wexford:3Wicklow:1

Surname Dictionary

MacCrae rare: Belfast etc. Mac Craith, Mac Raith, rath, prosperity. Scottish, Black says it is a personal name, not a patronymic. More usual as Mac Crea, q.v.
MacCrea numerous: Ulster generally, Wexford etc. Ir. Mac Raith, Mac Craith from rath, bounty, prosperity. Scottish, but cognate with Irish Mac Grath, Magrath.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Cray: 3
Crea: 6
McCray: 3
McCrea: 175
McCreagh: 11
McRay: 2

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Creah
Creaugh
MacCrae
MacCrea
Macrea
McCrae
McCraie
McCreah
McCreay
McRee


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