Meaning and Origin of: Mccauley

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Scottish : Son of righteousness

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Last name origin & meaning:

  • Scottish (Dumbartonshire) and Irish (Westmeath) : Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Amhalghaidh ‘son of Amhalghadh’, a personal name of uncertain origin.
  • Scottish (Hebrides) and Irish (Fermanagh) : Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Amhlaoibh or Mac Amhlaidh ‘son of Olaf’, from Gaelic forms of the Old Norse personal name Áleifr, Óláfr. Compare McAuliffe.