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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Melloy

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Alt. Meaning

M is for marvelous, which is how others see you

E is for eager, let's get started!

L is for listen, one of your best traits.

L is for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Melloy

Michael Melloy is a Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Iowa, Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Iowa, Judge of theUnited States C. Michael was born on January 15th, 1948.


Jack Melloy was a dental technician and trade union. Jack was given the name John Melloy on November 10th, 1908 in Brisbane. He left this life on January 6th, 2006.


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Popularity of Melloy as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Melloy U.S.
  White 94.68% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.36% 16.26%

Of Last Name Melloy

People with the last name Melloy are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Melloy

  • How Popular is the name Melloy? As a last name Melloy was the 57,101st most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Melloy first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Melloy is Tuesday, September 17th, 1918.
  • How unique is the name Melloy? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Melloy. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Melloy: Your name in reverse order is Yollem. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Meolly. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Melloy? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 357 people with the last name Melloy.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Melloy? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Melloy as their last name since less than 1 person in 833k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

What Melloys Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Melloy born Feb 22, 1944

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern Australia approximately on 1675. Your profession was leader, major, and captain.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main lesson in present - to develop magnanimity and feeling of brotherhood. Try to become less adhered to material property and learn to have only as many, as you may give back.

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