Many Irish names are English translations of Gaelic names. The name Skulley was a translation of the Gaelic name O Scolaidhe, which means student.
from very early times.
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Many different spelling variations
of the surname Skulley exist in the archives researched. Ancient scribes and church officials recorded names as they were pronounced, often resulting in a single person being recorded under several different spellings. Different spellings that were found include Scully, Scally, O'Scully and others.