Corrie Family History
Corrie Name Meaning
Scottish: habitational name from any of the places in Arran Dumfries and elsewhere named Corrie from Gaelic coire ‘cauldron’ applied to a circular hanging valley on a mountain. The Corrie family on record from the late 12th cent. were tenants of the Bruce lordship of Annandale in the Middle Ages. Scottish: shortened form of McCorry ‘son of Godfrey’. See also Curry McGorry . English and Scottish: topographic name denoting someone who lived ‘(at the) shepherd's hut’ Middle English cori. Alternatively a variant of Currey .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022