O'Melaghlin


No O'Melaghlin households in Griffith's.

Surname Dictionary

Laughlin fairly numerous: Belfast, Antrim etc. Ir. Lochlainn (Scandinavia). Perhaps for Mac Lochlainn from Norse first name Lachlan in Scotland. See O'Loughlin.
Loughlin numerous: Ulster, Connacht, N Leinster etc. Ir. Ó Lochlainn, Lochlann, a first name probably meaning Viking. The best-known sept was of Dál gCais (Clare) and the name exists also as MacLoughlin, q.v. GPN.
Ó Lochlainn rare: Galway etc. Ir.Lang. See Loughlin.
Ó Lochlainn O'Loughlin, Loughlin: líonmhar tríd an dtír: in Ultaibh, Connachta, an Clár go sonrach. Clann a bhí i gceannas i gCorca Modhruaidh (Deoise Chill Fhionnabhrach anois). Tá meascadh le Mac Lochlainn sa tuaisceart agus in Oirghialla deineadh Loughlin agus Laughlin díobh.
Ó Maoilsheachlainn O'Melaghlin tráth dá raibh ach Mac Loughlin anois. Clann a shíolraigh ó Mhaelsheachlainn II, Ard-Rí Éireann, (980-1002) nuair a bhain Brian Bóroimhe an choróin de. Annsan chailleadar chuid mhaith tailte ag an Ionradh Normannach agus chuadar ar gcúl de réir a chéile gur imíodar as amharc i gconcas Rí Liam agus tugadh Mac Loughlin orthu. Maireann a sliocht i Lár na Tíre fós. Fréamh: ón ainm Seachlann, gaelú ar an ainm Laidne Secundius. IF.
O'Loghlen Quite numerous: Clare etc. Ir. Ó Lochlainn. A sept of the Burren, N Clare. See O'Loughlin.
O'Loughlin numerous: all areas, especially Clare. Ir. Ó Lochlainn, from a first name of Norse origin. A sept of Clare located in the Burren. IF.

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