Scottish: 1. habitational name from Currie in Midlothian, first recorded in this form in 1230. It is derived from Gaelic curraigh, dative case of currach ‘wet plain’, ‘marsh’. 2. habitational name from Corrie in Dumfriesshire (see Corrie). 3. Scottish spelling of Irish Curry or, in Arran, an Anglicization of Mac Mhuirich (see McMurray).