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Maguire Surname Origin

(Origin Gaelic) The son of Guaire, which is the Gaelic for Godfrey. Guaire was son of Alpin, King of Scotland. See Godfrey

Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.




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