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The original Gaelic form of lalley was "O Maolalaidh," which may be derived from "aladh," which means "speckled."

lalley Early Origins



The surname lalley was first found in Connacht (Irish: Connachta, (land of the) descendants of Conn), where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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lalley Spelling Variations


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lalley Spelling Variations



The Middle Ages saw a great number of spelling variations for surnames common to the Irish landscape. One reason for these variations is the fact that surnames were not rigidly fixed by this period. The following variations for the name lalley were encountered in the archives: Lally, Lalley, Mulally, O'Mulally, O'Lally and others.

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lalley Early History


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lalley Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our lalley research. Another 254 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1172, 1558, 1572, 1595, 1691, 1702, and 1766 are included under the topic Early lalley History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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lalley Early Notables (pre 1700)


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lalley Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family name at this time was William O'Mullaly, Dean of Tuam (1558-1572) and Archbishop of Tuam (1572-1595); Thomas Arthur Lally, Count Lally, Commander in Chief...

Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early lalley Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



A great mass of Ireland's native population left the island in the 19th century, seeking relief from various forms of social, religious, and economic discrimination. This Irish exodus was primarily to North Ameri ca. If the migrants survived the long ocean journey, many unfortunately would find more discrimination in the colonies of British North America and the fledgling United States of America. These newly arrived Irish were, however, wanted as a cheap source of labor for the many large agricultural and industrial projects that were essential to the development of what would become two of the wealthiest nations in the western world. Early immigration and passenger lists indicate many people bearing the lalley name:

lalley Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Mary Lalley, aged 21, who arrived in America from Castlebar, Ireland, in 1909
  • Thomas Lalley, aged 31, who arrived in America from Baltinrobe, Ireland, in 1909
  • Bridget Lalley, aged 24, who arrived in America from Belmullet, Ireland, in 1910
  • Ellen Lalley, aged 40, who arrived in America from Belmullet, Ireland, in 1910
  • Sidney Lalley, aged 18, who arrived in America from Bangor Erris, Ireland, in 1910
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

lalley Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • John William Lalley, aged 26, who arrived in Toronto, Canada, in 1920

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Contemporary Notables of the name lalley (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name lalley (post 1700)



  • Tom Lalley, American sound engineer, known for his work on Saving Private Ryan (1998), Avatar (2009) and Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
  • Dr. Kristine Lalley, American first Director of International Engineering Initiatives at the University of Pittsburgh
  • Steven Lalley, American Professor, Department of Statistics and the College at the University of Chicago

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hickey, D.J. and J.E. Doherty. A New Dictionary of Irish History form 1800 2nd Edition. Dublin: Gil & MacMillian, 2003. Print.
    2. Woodham-Smith, Cecil. The Great Hunger Ireland 1845-1849. New York: Old Town Books, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-385-3).
    3. Grehan, Ida. Dictionary of Irish Family Names. Boulder: Roberts Rinehart, 1997. Print. (ISBN 1-57098-137-X).
    4. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    5. Heraldic Scroll and Map of Family names and Origins of Ireland. Dublin: Mullins. Print.
    6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    7. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. O'Hart, John. Irish Pedigress 5th Edition in 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0737-4).
    9. MacLysaght, Edward. Irish Families Their Names, Arms and Origins 4th Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2364-7).
    10. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    11. ...

    The lalley Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The lalley Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 27 January 2017 at 14:50.

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