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Type Surname (from given name)
Pronounced Pron. ma-LOY(American English)  [key]
Other Forms FormsMalloy, Maloy, Molloy, Mulloy, O'Malloy, O'Molloy, O'Maolmhuidh

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.
Added 9/29/2015 by ellenmahloy