Meloy Family History
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Meloy Name Meaning
Norwegian (Meløy): habitational name from any of several farmsteads on islands so named, from Old Norse meðal ‘middle’ (or melr ‘sandbank’, ‘gravel bank’) + øy ‘island’. Norwegian (Mjoløy): habitational name from a farmstead named with mjol ‘flour’, ‘sand’ + øy ‘island’. Irish: variant of Malloy.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press