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Type Surname (from location)
Other Forms FormsCorrie, Curry, Mac Mhuirich, McMurray

Meaning & History

Irish: Habitational name from Currie in Midlothian, first recorded in this form in 1230. It is derived from Gaelic curraigh, dative case of currach ‘wet plain’, ‘marsh’. It is also a habitational name from Corrie in Dumfriesshire (see Corrie).
Scottish spelling of Irish Curry or, in Arran, an Anglicization of Mac Mhuirich (see Mcmurray).
Added 8/23/2014 by Fanny
Edited 10/16/2023 by Felie and LMS