Foley Family History

Meaning of surname: Foley

Foley is a surname which originated in Ireland, in the southeast Munster region. The name is derived from the original modern Irish Ó Foghlú and older Irish Ó Foghladha, meaning "plunderer". The Lord of the Decies (the Waterford area of Munster) was a title attributed to some early Foleys.

We found 2,031,918 Genealogy and Family History Records for Foley in our Newspaper Archive.

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5,830 Government Documents
27 Historical Books
21,916 Social Security Death Records

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