Meaning and Origin of Malone - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Malone

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Irish : Religious; serves Saint John

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • Irish : Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maoil Eoin ‘descendant of the devotee of (Saint) John’. This is the name of an ecclesiastical family at Clonmacnoise. MacLysaght states that this surname is now numerous in County Clare where it is pronounced Maloon and is probably really Muldoon.