Skelly households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland

Household numbers by county in Griffith's (1847-64), as on the map

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Surname Dictionary

Skelly numerous: Down, N Leinster etc. Ir. Ó Scealaí (SGA) or Mac Scalaidhe (SGG). The latter name also occurred in Scotland. It is taken to mean "crier". They may have formed a sept in Oriel. See also Skally and Miskelly.

Variants in Griffith's
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Non-Griffith's Variants

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