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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."

Guirey Early Origins



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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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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Guirey Early History


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Guirey Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Guirey research. 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 Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Guirey Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 41 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Guirey Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Guirey Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • John Guirey, aged 26, arrived in South Australia in 1850 aboard the ship "Fatima"

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Guirey Family Crest Products


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Guirey Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. MacLysaght, Edward. Mores Irish Familes. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1982. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-0126-0).
    3. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    4. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    5. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    6. Fitzgerald, Thomas W. Ireland and Her People A Library of Irish Biography 5 Volumes. Chicago: Fitzgerald. Print.
    7. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    8. Land Owners in Ireland. Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1203-3).
    9. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    10. Donovan, George Francis. The Pre-Revolutionary Irish in Massachusetts 1620-1775. Menasha, WI: Geroge Banta Publsihing Co., 1932. Print.
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    The Guirey Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Guirey Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 10 September 2013 at 10:04.

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