Guthrie - Anglicised Surnames in Ireland

Padraig Mac Giolla-Domhnaigh
1923

Guthrie—This name has been assumed by some of the Irish sept of Lahiff (O'Laithimh) in the Co. Clare. The name Guthrie in Ulster is of Scottish origin. In Gaelic Mag Uchtre. Thomas Mac Uchtre, Lord of Galloway, in 1213, raided Derry with a large army of the Scots of Galloway, destroyed the Church of Coleraine, and built upon its site a castle. Jackson's Hall, Coleraine, stands on the site of Mac Uchtre's Castle.

Alphabetical Index of Anglicised Surnames in Ireland

See also Woulfe’s Irish Names and Surnames
and O'Hart's Irish Pedigrees