Malley



Parishes where Malley and a second surname are found together

Surname:



Household numbers by county in Griffith's (1847-64), as on the map

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Antrim:1Armagh:2Belfast city:2Carlow:1
Cavan:1Clare:22Cork:8Cork city:1
Derry:2Donegal:36Dublin:2Dublin city:5
Fermanagh:6Galway:57Kerry:4Kildare:21
Laois:1Leitrim:3Limerick:32Mayo:482
Meath:3Offaly:2Roscommon:18Sligo:7
Tipperary:2Wexford:1

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.
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.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Mailey: 11
Mailley: 3
Maily: 5
Malee: 7
Maley: 50
Mallay: 2
Mally: 32
O'Maley: 3
O'Malley: 109
O'Mally: 8

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Maile
Mailee
Mailia
Mailie
Maillie
Mailly
Mailye
Malea
Malie
Malleah
Mallee
Mallew
Malliagh
Mallie
Mallue
Malue
Maly
Mayley
Maylie
Mayllay
Meallly
Meallue
Mealue
O Maille
O'Mailly
O'Malia
O'Maly
O'Mealey
O'Mealley


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