Maley households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland

Householders by county in (1847-64), as on the map

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Surname Dictionary

Mailey Quite numerous: Derry-Antrim. Ir. Ó Máille. See O'Malley.
Malee rare: Mayo. Probably Ir. Ó Maol Aoidh (servant of Hugh), but see Molloy.
Maley Very rare: Downpatrick (Down). Ir. Ó Máille. See Malley.
Malley rare: Ulster, Dublin etc. Ir. Ó Máille. See O'Malley.
Mallie rare: Armagh etc. Ir. Ó Máille. Variant of O'Malley, q.v.
Ó Máille rare: Galway etc. Ir.Lang. See O'Malley.
Ó Máille O'Malley, Melia: líonmhar gach aird: Connachta agus Laighin thuaidh go sonrach. Bhí clann iomráiteach i Maigh Eo - díobh san Gráinne Mhaol (1530-1600), ban-taoiseach agus mairnéalach. Bhí clann eile láimh le Cathair Luimnigh.
O'Malley numerous: all areas, especially Connacht and N Munster. Ir. Ó Máille. Perhaps from Celtic maglios, a chief. A noted sept of Mayo, associated with seafaring, and another in Thomond near Limerick City. IF.

The surname

Parishes where Maley and a second surname are found together


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