patronymic meaning a descendant of Maoilearca, a follower of St. Earc.
Early Origins of the Mularkey family
Donegal, located in Northwestn Ireland in the province of Ulster, where they held a family seat as a branch of the O'Connell's. Irish history, after the Norman Conquest of England, was strongly influenced by the invasion of Strongbow in 1172, almost equal to the enormous Irish cultural impact on England Scotland, Wales and the whole of Europe before the Norman Conquest from the 1st to 7th centuries. Many Irish clanns, sept names were intermixed and family groupings became almost indistinguishable. This family name was found later in Connacht.
Early History of the Mularkey family
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Mularkey Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Mullarkey, Mullarky, Mallarky, Malarchy, Malarkey, Mularkey and many more.
Early Notables of the Mularkey family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Mularkey family to the New World and Oceana
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Mularkey Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Mularkey (post 1700)
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