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Many variations of the name Guirey have evolved since the time of its initial creation. In Gaelic it appeared as Mag Uidhir, which is derived from the word "odhar," meaning "dun-colored;" in the genitive case, the word is "uidhir."

Early Origins of the Guirey family


The surname Guirey was first found in County Fermanagh (Irish: Fear Manach) in the southwestern part of Northern Ireland, Province of Ulster, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Early History of the Guirey family

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Early History of the Guirey family


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Another 131 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1707, 1683 and 1707 are included under the topic Early Guirey History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Guirey Spelling Variations

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Guirey Spelling Variations


The Middle Ages saw a great number of spelling variations for surnames common to the Irish landscape. One reason for these variations is the fact that surnames were not rigidly fixed by this period. The following variations for the name Guirey were encountered in the archives: Maguire, MacGuire, Guire, Guirey, Guiry and others.

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Early Notables of the Guirey family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Guirey family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Guirey family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Guirey family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Guirey Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • John Guirey, aged 26, who arrived in South Australia in 1850 aboard the ship "Fatima" [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The barque FATIMA 1850, 521 tons. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1850Fatima.htm

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Citations

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  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The barque FATIMA 1850, 521 tons. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1850Fatima.htm

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