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O'Malley Surname Origin

The descendant of Malley; Mala, Gaelic, the brow of a hill; Maille, smooth, placid, gentle.

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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'It is indeed a desirable thing to be well-descended, but the glory belongs to our ancestors.' -- Plutarch

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