McGreevy / MacGreavy

The name McGreevy in Ireland is derived from the native Gaelic Mag Riabhaigh Sept that was located in Connaught Province and in County Roscommon in particular. Their chiefs were the lords of Moylurg. The variants MacAreevy and McCreevy are sometimes used as variants of the anglicized form of this sept name.

Origen: Irlandés. The name McGreevy has seen many modifications since the time in which it was first devised. In Gaelic it appeared as Mac Giolla Rua, which means son of the red-haired youth. First found in county Clare where they held a family seat from ancient times, and were directly descended from Irial, the ancient King of Ulster.

Variantes: Gilroy, Kilroy, MacGilroy, MacElroy, MacGreevy, Greevy, MacGilrea, McGilroy, McElroy, McGreevy, McGilrea, MacIlrea, McIlrea, Magilroy, Magilrea, MacElry, McElry, MacIlree, y otros.


Singles / Others / Otros / McGreevy ( modificado el / modified on 19.03.2017 )