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Irish Surname - Culley

Origin of the Irish Surname Culley and its Variations

The Irish surname Culley is derived from the Gaelic name Mac Cuille, meaning "son of Cuille." The name has its origins in County Mayo, but it is also found in other parts of Ireland, particularly in the counties of Donegal, Sligo, and Leitrim. The name has variations such as Cully, MacCully, and MacColl.

According to recent statistics, the Culley surname is most common in the United States, followed by England, Australia, and Canada.

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Variations of the Irish Surname Culley

Culley Coat of Arms and Motto

The Culley Coat of Arms features a shield divided into four sections, with a crest consisting of a dexter hand holding a heart, and a motto that reads "Ducit Amor Patriae" meaning "Love of Country Leads Me."

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There is often limited information available on a specific coat of arms and motto for an Irish surname. Sometimes there are many variations, sometimes none, we have compiled a representative, but by no means exhaustive, selection. Please visit our Coat of Arms and Motto page for more information.

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