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Origin and popularity of the name MCNEELA


McNeela : Irish (mainly Connacht): from Mac Conghaile ‘son of Conghal’ (see Connolly). This Irish surname is also Anglicized as McGonigle and Conneely. In Ulster it may be from Mac an Fhilidh (see McNeilly). The Connacht surname could also be from Mac Conghaola ‘son of Cú Ghaola’ a personal name meaning ‘Hound of Gaola’.

Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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