O'malley Family History

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O'malley Name Meaning

Irish (Connacht and Munster): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Máille. This is of uncertain derivation. Woulfe suggests a Celtic source maglios ‘prince’, ‘champion’, ‘poet’. There is a Gaelic adjective mall ‘slow’, ‘stately’, and another, málla, meaning ‘sedate’, ‘pleasant’, and an abstract noun máille ‘stateliness’; the source could be any of these.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Malley, Manley, Halley, O'kelley, O'fallon, O'mahoney, O'kelly, Maley

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O'malley Family Origin

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O'malley Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    7%
  • Cotton Spinner

    4%
  • Labourer In Iron Works

    4%
  • Tailor

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the O'malley family was Tailor. The most common O'malley occupation in the UK was Labourer. 7% of O'malley's were Labourers. Labourer, Cotton Spinner and Labourer In Iron Works were the top 3 reported jobs worked by O'malley.

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