Meaning and Origin of: Mulvihill

Family name origins & meanings

  • Irish : reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maoil Mhichíl ‘descendant of the devotee of St. Michael’ (seeMelville). In Counties Clare and Galway Mulvihill has been changed to Mulville and Melville, and in UlsterMitchell has been adopted as an equivalent.