Type Surname (from given name)
Usage English (American)
Other Forms FormsMalloy, Maloy, Molloy, Mulloy, O'Malloy, O'Molloy, O'Maolmhuidh
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Meaning & History
Mahloy is a misspelling of Malloy by Charles Malloy's (b. 1898, Scotland) elementary school teacher in the Ireland. The surname Malloy is derived from the pre 10th century Old Gaelic name O'Maolmhuidh, meaning the descendant of the Great Chief.