I'm looking for the meaning of the celtic irish surname Macauley, also spelled McCauley, or Macaula.
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McAuley and it's variants mean 'son of Auley'

AULEY, AULIFFE, AMHLAOIBH: Irish form of Olaf (ancient)

OLAF   m
Usage: Norwegian, Danish
Pronounced: O-laf
From the Old Norse name Áleifr meaning "ancestor's descendent", derived from the elements anu "ancestor" and leifr "descendent". This was the name of five kings of Norway, including Saint Olaf (Olaf II).
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I knew I had seen it somewhereSearch results for: Macauley;macaula
(origin: Celtic.) The son of the rock.;Macaula
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