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Type Surname
Usage Irish
Pronounced Pron. FO-lee  [key]

Meaning & History

As a northern Irish surname it is derived from the Gaelic personal name Searrach, which was based on searrach "foal, colt" and anglicized as Foley because of its phonetic similarity to English foal.
Added 1/25/2012 by Jamie
Edited 9/11/2018 by Sofia, Frollein Gladys and SeaHorse15

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