Last name: QUIRK

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QUIRK : This last name is indexed 41,169 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

QUIRK : Manx and Irish (Munster): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cuirc ‘descendant of Corc’ a personal name from corc ‘heart’ or curc ‘tuft (of hair)’. The surname was sometimes Anglicized as Oates due to erroneous derivation from the Irish word coirce ‘oats’. Alternatively a shortened variant of McGuirk.

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