Quarry Family History
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Quarry Name Meaning
Irish and Manx: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Guaire (see McQuarrie). English (of Norman origin): nickname for a thickset or portly man, from Anglo-Norman French quaré ‘square’. Compare Carré (see Carre). English: from Middle English quarey ‘quarry’, a topographic name for someone who lived near a stone quarry, or a metonymic occupational name for someone who worked in one.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press