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How to Pronounce leary?

Correct pronunciation for the word "leary" is [lˈi͡əɹi], [lˈi‍əɹi], [l_ˈiə_ɹ_i].

What are the misspellings for leary?

"Leary" in context

Leary is an ancient Irish surname derived from the Gaelic word "Laoidhigh" which means "calf-herd". Historically, the Leary family acted as stewards and administrators to the O'Neill's, the rulers of their native Ulster province. The impact of the O'Neill's Decline under English rule in the 1700s meant that the Leary's had to diversify and look for other sources of income.

Many members of the family were involved in trade, art and politics. They were strong supporters of the Irish struggle for independence and were particularly influential during the Irish War of Independence.

What are similar-sounding words for leary?

Usage over time for leary:

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