Skelly households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland

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

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Surname Dictionary

Skelly numerous: Down, N Leinster etc. Ir. Ó Scealaí (SGA) or Mac Scalaidhe (SGG). The latter name also occurred in Scotland. It is taken to mean "crier". They may have formed a sept in Oriel. See also Skally and Miskelly.


  • Skelly in 1659.
  • Skelly births mapped 1864-1913
  • Skelly 1901 census map
  • Skelly 1911 census map
  • Skelly Roman Catholic baptisms

Parishes where Skelly and a second surname are found together


Variants in Griffith's
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  • Scelly

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