Rev Patrick Woulfe

TUIRIDH—VIIIThirry, Tyrry, Tirry, Terry; 'son of Tyrry' (a Norman form of the Anglo-Saxon personal name Thuri, short for Thured or Thored, common in Domesday Book). Tyrry occurs as a Christian name in the Black Book of Limerick. As a surname, it is of record in Ireland since the last decade of the 13th century, being then established at Kilkenny and Cork. In the latter city, the Tyrrys or Terrys, became one of the most influential families, and upwards of twenty of the name figure in the list of mayors.

Alphabetical Index to Irish Surnames