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Gender: M Meaning of Tully: "flood, peaceful, or hill" Origin of Tully: Irish

Tully is a relaxed, rarely used Irish surname possibility. Sources disagree on the meaning, depending on what root is used. The Irish tulach means hill or mound, while tuile means flood. Other sources relate it to the Roman Tullius, most notably the name of the philosopher Marcus Tullius Cicero, sometimes anglicized as Tully. Statesman Alexander Hamilton used the pen name Tully when he wrote editorials denouncing the instigators of the Whiskey Rebellion.

The ancient Irish name Tuathal, which is translated as Tully, was given to many Irish kings and heroes.

Famous People Named Tully

Tully Chapin Sohmer, son of American actress Deirdre Hall

Pop Culture References for the name Tully

Tully, surname of a prominent family in George R. R. Martin's "A Song of Ice and Fire" series
Edmure Tully, member of the aforementioned family
Edmyn Tully, another member
Brynden Tully, another member
Hoster Tully, another member

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