McGeary



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

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Antrim:2Armagh:12Derry:5Mayo:1
Monaghan:1Tyrone:39

Surname Dictionary

Geary numerous: Cork-Limerick, Belfast. Ir. Ó Gadhra, gadhar, a hound. Originally a sept of N Connacht where they go under O'Gara, q.v. Some of them settled in Munster in 16 cent. They also appear as Guiry. SI & SGG.
Mac Gadhra Mac Geary, Geary: annamh: Connacht. Measctha le Ó Gadhra anois. Mac Gaora i gcaint na ndaoine.
MacGeary Quite numerous: Tyrone etc. Ir. Ó Gadhra (O'Gara) or variant of Mac Garry, q.v.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Geary: 263
Giery: 3
Guiery: 2
Mageary: 3
McGeary: 60
McGeery: 2

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Gearey
Gearry
Geerey
Geery
Geiry
Guerie
Mac Gadhra
MacGeary
Mageery
Magery
McGearey
McGery


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