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TypeSurname (from given name)
UsageIrish
PronouncedPron.O MEEL-woo-əy
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Meaning & History

Means "descendant of Maolmhuadh", Maolmhuadh being a given name meaning "proud chief", derived from Gaelic maol meaning "chief" and muadh meaning "proud, noble".

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Entry updated July 2, 2017   Contribute