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Corcoran is an Irish surname. The original Gaelic version being ? Corcr?in meaning "descendant of Corcr?n". The personal name Corcr?n is a diminutive of the personal name Corcra. The personal name Corcra is derived from corcair meaning "purple".

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My late father’s name is Bernard corcoran his brother Leo lives in Dublin his late sister Pauline lived in galway they were born and raised in knocknagoshel my grandfather john corcoran was the local Garda but I would like to know more about my grandparents


John Corcoran - died 1900


Richard Corcoran of the Montezuma Corcorans, originally settled in Cincinnati

Bob Kuster

Michael Corcorane (1821) married Ann Gordon (1825). The came to the United States and had their first child, James, In New York in 1853. I have some information about Ann's family but would like to know who Michael's ancestors are.

John Leo Kevin Corcoran

My Great grandfather moved to PE. CA. from Pictou NS . He married Prudence Flannigan whose father was Bart Flanigan who came from Ireland.

mo corcoran

I'm descended from Richard Columbus Corcoran b. 18.7.1888 in Queenstown, Cork. Happy to hear from you!


My Corcoran family lived in Mandistown County Meath. My great grandfather, Patrick Corcoran, married my great grandmother, Bridget Kirk (age 19 of Bornamoe, Louth), on Nov. 9, 1874. Together they had 7 children before Bridget died on April 29,1888. Patrick emigrated to the U.S.(Philadelphia) in April 1898 with 5 of his 7 children and his brother, Thomas. (Mathew Corcoran died 1885 at age 2. We don't know what happend to the eldest daughter, Mary). Patrick's father was Matthew Corcoran and Bridget's father was Michael Kirk. My grandmother was one of Patrick's children, Margaret Corcoran. I'd like to trace the Corcorans from my great grandfather as far back as possible. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Tom Gorman

I am interested in tracing my wife’s Corcoran family in the Lawrencetown, Galway area. Per his U.S. naturalization application, John Corcoran was born 1 July 1825 in Lawrencetown. He emigrated to Boston, Massachusetts, USA in May 1945. I can find no record of any siblings or parents coming with him. Per his Massachusetts Death record (12 Oct 1900) his parents were Hugh Corcoran and Margaret Crosby. John’s son started a very successful family retail store (Corcoran’s!) that stood in Central Square in Cambridge, MA for over 100 years. Can you help connect us to the Corcoran Clan back in Ireland?

Gerard Corcoran

I am interested in tracing all the Corcoran branches using Genetic Genealogy. My branch comes from Lorrha, Co Tipperary and Clonfert, Co. Galway. Another branch were Millers and established up to eight mills around Dunmore and Tuam.


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