Melly heads of household in the 1911 census

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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.

DEDs where Melly and a second surname are found together


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