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This name has predominantly been found in Armagh since the earliest times. However, a more Anglicized form of the name has also been found in Monaghan Hearth Money Rolls in the 17th century. The name is possibly deriving from Irish Mac Giolla Mhuire, Mac Giolla Mhura or Mac Giolla Bhearshúiligh.

Vallely Early Origins



The surname Vallely was first found in Armagh since before the 17th century. The Mac or Mc prefix is rarely used today but early Gaelic records show the name with this prefix in the aforementioned Monaghan rolls. A literal translation of the Gaelic Mac an Bhallaigh variant is derived from the Gaelic word "ballach" which means "freckled." There is confusion between the use of the "l" and the "r" sound midway through the word. Some believe that both sets of variants come from the same root while others believe that they are different in origin. Nevertheless, both originate in Armagh, but the name has also been seen in County Galway and County Clare on rare occasions.

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Vallely Spelling Variations


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Vallely Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Vallelly, Vallillee, Varrilly, Ilvallely, Ilvelluly, Verrelly, Varley, MacVallelly, MacVarrilly, MacIlvallely and many more.

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Vallely Early History


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Vallely Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Vallely research. Another 209 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1664, 1665, 1659, 1660 and 1865 are included under the topic Early Vallely History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Vallely Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Vallely Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Vallely Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Vallely Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Patrick Vallely, who setted in Philadelphia in 1812
  • Bridget Vallely, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1812
  • Bridget Vallely, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1812 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Patrick Vallely, aged 20, who arrived in Delaware in 1812 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Margaret Vallely, who setted in New York in 1849
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Vallely Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • John Vallely, who settled in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1842

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Contemporary Notables of the name Vallely (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Vallely (post 1700)



  • Mike Vallely (b. 1970), American professional skateboarder
  • John Vallely (b. 1949), American former NBA basketball player
  • Jim Vallely, American TV producer and screenwriter
  • Bill Vallely (b. 1952), American illustrator
  • Paul E. Vallely, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 7th District, 1982
  • James Vallely, American politician, Mayor of Canton, Ohio, 1879-81
  • Edward L. Vallely, American Democrat politician, Candidate for New York State Senate 51st District, 1936
  • Niall Vallely (b. 1970), Irish traditional musician
  • Cillian Vallely, Irish traditional musician
  • Major General Paul E. Vallely, US soldier and military consultant for FOX News
  • ... (Another 2 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Other References

  1. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  3. MacLysaght, Edward. Irish Families Their Names, Arms and Origins 4th Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2364-7).
  4. Kennedy, Patrick. Kennedy's Book of Arms. Canterbury: Achievements, 1967. Print.
  5. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
  6. Land Owners in Ireland. Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1203-3).
  7. Johnson, Daniel F. Irish Emigration to New England Through the Port of Saint John, New Brunswick Canada 1841-1849. Baltimore, Maryland: Clearfield, 1996. Print.
  8. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
  9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  10. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  11. ...

The Vallely Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Vallely 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.

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