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What does Curragh mean?

Curragh Pronunciation of Curragh [cur-ragh] as a boys' name is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Curragh is "moor". Also a place name: a plain in Kildare, Ireland, where the army trained. Also the the site of a famous race course.

Associated with: irish, moor (meadow), army (warrior), famous.


Creative forms:
(male) Curagh, Curraph, ..

(female) Currace, Currat, ..

Middle name pairings:
Curragh Landry (C.L.), ..

How popular is Curragh?

Curragh is an unusual first name for men and an equivalently uncommon last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Curragh has not been recorded in the list so far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Curragh name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Curragh outside U.S.

Similar Names

Curragh is alike in pronunciation to Currey, Currie, Curro and Curry. Other suggested similar names are Burgh, Corrado, Curran, Currier, Darragh, Murough (see Murrow), Murrough, Murtagh and Murtaugh. Like Curragh, these names are not frequently used.

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