McMurrey heads of household in 1901 census

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Surname Dictionary

Mac Muireadhaigh Mac Murray: líonmhar: oirthear Uladh. Albanaigh ó Ghallgallaibh iad sa ach bhí clann i mBreifne, gaolmhar leis na Ruaircigh, leis. Is Mac Morrow a bhíonn ar an ndream deireannach sa anois - táid le fáil i gConnachta.
MacMurray numerous: E Ulster etc. Ir. Mac Muireadhaigh, (mariner). Mod. Mac Muirí, a sept of Leitrim, but mainly Scottish from Galloway. SS.
MacMurry rare: Belfast area. Variant of Mac Murray, q.v.
Murray Very numerous: all areas. Ir. Ó Muireadhaigh, Mac Muireadhaigh. These derive from the popular first name Muireadhach, lord, master. The name extended to Scotland whence many present-day Murrays in Ulster. See also Murrihy. IF.

Variants in 1901, with total occurences

MacMurray: 5
McMurray: 100
McMurrey: 5
McMurry: 23
Moray: 1
Murie: 1
Murray: 1282
Murry: 189

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