For background on how the map was made (and its flaws), see the relevant blog entry.
|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.|
DEDs where Melly and a second surname are found together