Melly



Parishes where Melly 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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Belfast city:1Donegal:34Fermanagh:4Sligo:2
Tyrone:2

Surname Dictionary

Mealey Quite numerous: Kilkenny, Belfast. Ir. Ó Meallaigh. This name may be part of the confusion between O'Malley and Melly, both of which see.
Meally fairly rare: Kilkenny, Midlands. Ir. Ó Meallaigh, meall, pleasant. See Melly.
Meeley Very rare: scattered. See Meally.
Melly Quite numerous: Donegal-Tyrone etc. Ir. Ó Meallaigh, meall, charm. SI.
Ó Meallaigh Melly: líon beag: Tír Chonaill-Tír Eoghain. Tá an sloinne seo measctha le Ó Máille bíodh is go bhfuilid difriúil ar fad. Deir de Bhulbh gur bhain siad le Connachta. Brí: meall = aoibhinn.

Variants in Griffith's
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Mealey: 18
Mealie: 2
Meally: 81
Mealy: 147
Meeley: 2
Meely: 2
Melley: 10
Melly: 43

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Meley
Mellie
O Meallaigh


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