The Irish surname McRory, also found in Scotland is of patronymic origin. The name McRory is the anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Ruaidhrí ‘son of Ruaidhrí’. The personal name Ruaidhri meaning “Red King.” The name originated in counties Tyrone and Derry in the north of Ireland. Early references to the name McCrory include that of Ninian and Gillepatrike Make Rori. These unfortunate people were hostages, who died in Carlisle Castle, in the year 1298. Later Irish references include Rose, the daughter of John McCrory was christened at Blaris, Antrim, Northern Ireland, on November 28th 1732.
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