Short, Shortt - Anglicised Surnames in Ireland

AuthorPadraig Mac Giolla-Domhnaigh
Date1923
SourceSome Anglicised Surnames in Ireland
Section

Short, Shortt—These two names are the anglicised forms of McGirr in the districts surrounding Omagh and Clogher, Co. Tyrone, and in Co. Armagh; in Gaelic Mac An Ghirr. The McGirrs were Galloglasses in Ulster of Scots' origin.

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