Mahaley Name Meaning & Origin
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This name is occasionally chosen today for its contemporary sound (Makayla meets Haley) but it was modestly common in the American South in the late 19th Century, probably as a variant of Mahala/Mahalia.
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my name is mahaley and i was named after mahaley hales. she was a minor and there werent many records of her because she came from ireland and we kept the name within the family.
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the name mahaley oringinaly comes from the irish/scottish name of michaly. it mean beauty, love, wisdom, and elegence.
The origin above seems to be a matter of family tradition for the poster. Mahaley is more commonly believed to be a form of the biblical name Mahalah/Mahlah, like Mahalia, which had similar usage patterns in the 19th Century.
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