Last name origins & meanings:
- Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Céile, a
patronymic from the byname Céile ‘companion’. This was the
surname of a Mayo family, tenants of church lands.
- Irish: from Mac
Haol ‘son of Haol’, a Gaelicized form of Howell
which was adopted by a Welsh family of this name who settled in County
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