Last name origin & meaning:
Irish: reduced form of O’Slowey, an Anglicized form of
Gaelic Ó Sluaghadhaigh ‘descendant of Sluaghadhach’,
a personal name meaning ‘raider’, derived from sluaghadh
‘expedition’, ‘raid’. In Ulster there was also Mac Sluaghaigh,
which was Anglicized as (Mc)Slowey or sometimes Molloy.
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