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Mayo Surname Origin

(Locality). The name of a county and town in Ireland, the plain near the water, from Moi or Moy, Gaelic, a plain, Moy, a river, and ai, a region or territory; the region or tract on the river Moy.

Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.

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