Friday, August 21, 2009

Mcelhone Name Meaning and History

Irish (mainly County Tyrone): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Chomhghain ‘son of the servant of (Saint) Comhghan’, a personal name composed of the elements comh ‘together’ + gan-, gen- ‘born’, hence a byname for a twin. This name was borne by an 8th-century Irish prince who lived as a monk in Scotland.

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