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This interesting surname, of Manx and Irish origin, is an Anglicized form of the Gaelic "O'Cuirc", the Manx "Mac Cuirc" meaning "descendant of, or son of Corc", a personal name from "corc", heart, or "curc" meaning "tuft of hair". The surname dates back to the mid 11th Century (see below). and further recordings include one Ceinnedigh Quyrke (1511), in the Manx Names of London. Variations in the idiom of the spelling from London Church Registers include: one Rycharde Quirke, who married Annes Godfrey on May 14th 1566, at St.

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Anyone familiar with a Bridget Quirk who married Maurice Prendeville in Castleisland, Kerry and had daughter Mary in 1843? I am looking for Bridget's parents. TIA!

Jim Taylor

I am researching the Quirke surname in Galway. Happy to share everything that I have. PM me if you wish to discuss further.

Mark Quirk

Anyone done any research on Quirks in Australia? All we have is James and Bridget nee Taylor Quirk arriving in Victoria in !854 stating Galway as the former location. DNA testing have Quirks coming from Louth, South Down and the area from Dublin to Belfast

Sharon Glynn Pananos

James and Bartholomew Quirk were cousins originally from Ireland, not sure where. They split up. One went to Australia and the other to Boston. This was in the late 1800's. Other Quirk cousins were already in Boston at this time. PM me and I'll share other information.

halee quirk

i whant to find my ancesters


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