Meaning and Origin of Maille - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Maille

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Girl name origins & meanings:

  • Gaelic : Sea of bitterness; form of Molly

Family name origins & meanings:

  • French : from maille, the name of a small coin and by extension a feudal levy of this amount, hence possibly a nickname for someone who paid or collected this tax.
  • A Maillé from Brittany, France, is documented in Lachine, near Montreal, in 1827.