17,895 MCAULEY members around the world
MCAULEY Family HistoryThis interesting surname has two main Irish septs of entirely different origin and location. One is "Mac Amhalghaidh", from the Gaelic prefix "mac" meaning son of, plus "Amhalghaidh" a form of the Old Irish personal name Auley. This sept was at one time of considerable importance, being lords of a wide territory in the west of Co. Westmeath and north of Offaly; in the Elizabethan Fiants this is called "Mc Gawley's Country". They are descended from Niall of the Nine Hostages, their surname being taken from his descendant Auley, who flourished in the 13th Century. The other sept was called in Irish Mac Amhlaoibh...
Who have we missed?
Tell us about any famous MCAULEY (or surname variant) you think we should add here. We will get our genealogists to check them out and add them to the list. Thanks!
Join the conversation with the MCAULEY tribe
- Find your MCAULEY ancestor
- Tell us about your MCAULEY Family
- Tell us about your MCAULEY ancestors
- Ask a question about the MCAULEY history
- Leave a message for MCAULEY family members
Invite more MCAULEY family members!
Write an email address and click 'Invite' to share this page with more members of the MCAULEY tribe.
Family Coat of Arms Generator
Why not see what your family crest could look like based on your own family characteristics?Create Crest
Discover about where the MCAULEY live around the world
Explore where tribe members live today!