McGuire



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

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Surname Dictionary

MacGuire numerous: W Ulster, Connacht etc. Ir. Mag Uidhir, from first name Odhar, meaning dun-coloured. The leading family of Fermanagh, more usually Maguire, q.v.
Mag Uidhir Maguire: an-líonmhar ar fud na tíre - Cúige Uladh & Fear Manach go speisialta. Ar ndóigh, sé Fear Manach a bhfód dúchais - bhí siad ina dtiarnaí ann le trí chéad blian go dtí Plandáil Uladh sa 17 céad. Inis Ceithleann a ndún-áras. Bhí Aodh Mag Uidhir i gceannas ar mharc-shlua Uí Néill ag cath Bhéal an Átha Bhuí. Glacadh le Tiarnaí Inis Ceithleann mar uaisle i gcúirt ríoga na Fraince sa 18 céad. Fréamh: ón ainm Odhar, a chiallaíonn donn-liath (dun sa Bhéarla). SGG & IF.
Maguire Very numerous: all areas, Ulster generally and particularly Fermanagh. Ir. Mag Uidhir, "son of Odhar", a first name meaning dun-coloured. They were the leading sept of Fermanagh, seated at Enniskillen. Also as Mac Guire. IF.

    Maps

  • McGuire in 1659.
  • McGuire births mapped 1864-1913
  • McGuire 1901 census map
  • McGuire 1911 census map
  • McGuire Roman Catholic baptisms

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