Everything you need to know about the Irish surname Malone - its meaning, origins, interesting facts and famous people with the last name Malone.
Irish derivation: O'Maoileoin.
Name meaning: Follower of St. John.
Coat of arms motto: "Fideis ad urnam" or Faithful to the tomb.
- The Malones are an ancient sept, associated with the O'Connors of Connacht.
- During the sixteenth century, the Malones rose to prominence in both church and state.
Read more: Tracing your Irish ancestry - The Lynch Clan
Some famous Malones:
- Karl "The Mailman" Malone (1963-, Former NBA player)
- Fergy Malone (1844-1905, former Baseball catcher and player-manager)
- Anna Marie Malone (1960-, Canadian Long distance runner)
* Originally published in 2016.