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QUIRK Family HistoryThis interesting surname, of Manx and Irish origin, is an Anglicized form of the Gaelic "O'Cuirc", the Manx "Mac Cuirc" meaning "descendant of, or son of Corc", a personal name from "corc", heart, or "curc" meaning "tuft of hair". The surname dates back to the mid 11th Century (see below). and further recordings include one Ceinnedigh Quyrke (1511), in the Manx Names of London. Variations in the idiom of the spelling from London Church Registers include: one Rycharde Quirke, who married Annes Godfrey on May 14th 1566, at St.
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