Gender Masculine & Feminine
Other Forms FormsCiarraí, Kerry, Kerri
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Meaning & History
Original Irish from of KERRY/KERRI. Denoted the people of Ciar (ciar-raighe), Ciar being the son of Fergus mac Róich, who gave his name to County Kerry. Ciarraighe was thus the name of the pre-Gaelic tribe who lived in the area of what is now County Kerry. However branches of the Ciarraighe were all over Ireland.