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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.
Maguire Surname Meaning and Family Facts
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A Maguire Family History Thought:
'Not to know what happened before we were born is to remain perpetually a child. For what is the worth of a human life unless it is woven into the life of our ancestors by the records of history' -- Cicero