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ⓘ O Maoilmhichil




                                     

ⓘ O Maoilmhichil

O Maoilmhichil is an uncommon surname of Irish origin devolving into the common Irish surnames Mitchell and Mulvihill.

The surname Mitchell is derived from the Sept and the Clan name UI Mhaoilmhichil which means patrons and devotees of St. Michael the Archangel.

As English began to replace Irish and Scottish Gaelic, the surname was English, as Mitchell, Michael, Mulvihill, Mulville or Melville, and other options.

Family motto "Pro ARIS Et focis" originates from the Irish surname "Mulvihill".