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Molloy

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Irish
"a venerable chieftain"

Molloy Origin and Meaning

The name Molloy is a boy's name of Irish origin meaning "a venerable chieftain".
There are many dynamic three-syllable Irish surnames; this is one of the rarer two-syllable ones. Molloy is the title of a 1951 novel by Samuel Beckett, initially written in French. Another Beckett novel of naming interest is Malone Dies.
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Lists containing Molloy

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Famous People Named Molloy

  • Molloy Adrian Smithson of Gwendolyn Osborne & Kenny Smith
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Molloy in Pop Culture

  • Molloy Martinfemale main character on TV's "Molloy"
  • "Molloy" novel by Samuel Beckett and its main character
  • Molloygentleman thief character in an episode of "The Simpsons"
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