Last name: GEARY

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GEARY : This last name is indexed 53,688 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

GEARY : 1: Irish (Cork): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Gadhra ‘descendant of Gadhra’ (see O'Gara).2: Irish: alternatively possibly a shortened form of McGeary.3: English: from the Old French personal name Geri ancient Germanic Geric from gēr ‘spear’ + rīc ‘power(ful)’.4: English: nickname for a wayward or capricious person from Middle English ge(a)ry ‘fickle changeable passionate’. See Gear.5: Possibly an altered form of Swiss German Gehri or Gehry variants of Gehr.

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