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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- Molloy Adrian Smithson of Gwendolyn Osborne & Kenny Smith
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"