Rogers, Rodgers, Rodgerson

Padraig Mac Giolla-Domhnaigh

Rogers, Rodgers, Rodgerson, Rurison—The names McRory, M'Crory, and M'Grory have been anglicised Rogers in the districts about Armagh City, Blackwatertown, Omagh, Dungannon, and Strabane. The name in Gaelic is Mac Ruaidhrí, and for M'Grory and Magrory it is written Mag Ruaidhrí.

The McDonald sept in Scotland has been variously anglicised as well among which are Rodgers, Rodgerson, M'Grorie, Rorison and Rurison.

The Scottish form in Gaelic is the same as the Irish.

Alphabetical Index of Anglicised Surnames in Ireland

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