Meaning and Origin of Gilroy - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Gilroy

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Old English : Ford near the wooded ravine

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • Irish : reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Ruaidh ‘son of the red-haired lad’, from ruadh ‘red’. Compare McElroy.