Lavelle



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Surname Dictionary

Lavelle numerous: Connacht, Ulster, Leinster, especially Galway-Mayo-Sligo and Wicklow-Kildare-Meath. Ir. Ó Maolfhábhail, Ó Maolfábhail (fond of travel). A sept of North Connacht. Another group in Donegal now appears as MacFaul, Faul. Other synonyms are Lawell, Melville.MIF & SGG.
Ó Maolfábhail Lavelle, MacFall: líonmhar: Connachta & Ulaidh, Cill Mhantáin-Cill Dara-an Mhí. Bíodh gur sloinne Francach Lavelle, is cosúil gur Gaeil ar fad atá i gceist annso. Bhí clann amháin in Inis Eoghain agus ceann eile ag Domhnach Pádraig i nGaillimh. Deineadh Lavelle den dream deireannach sa, ag iarraidh a sinsearthacht Ghaelach a cheilt. Bíonn Melville orthu, uaireannta. Fréamh: de réir an Duinnínigh, ciallaíonn "fabhal" bogadh, casadh, turas. Fear mór taistil, b'fhéidir! MIF.


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