• Surname History:
    1. Descendant of maolfábhail' (fond of travel); the name (1) of a family of cinel eoghain who were chiefs of carraig brachaidh, anglicised carrickabraghy, in the north-west of the barony of inishowen, co. donegal; and (2) of a west connacht family. it is generally anglicised mulfall, or macfaal, in ulster, but lavelle in connacht, where it is now most numerous, (Sloinnte Gaedheal is Gall )
  • Sources:
    Sloinnte Gaedheal is Gall An Sloinnteoir Gaeilge agus an tAinmneoir

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