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Recorded in many spelling forms including MacIlroy, MacElroy, McIlroy, McElroy, McGilroy, McAlroy and others, this is both a Scottish and Irish surname. It is an anglicized spelling form of the Gaelic "Mac Giolla Ruaidh", composed of the elements "Mac", meaning son of, "giolla", the youth, and "ruaidh", red haired; hence, "The son of the red haired youth". The sept originated in County Fermanagh, Ireland, where the placename Ballymackilroy is found: Their territory was on the east side of Lough Erne.

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Robert McElroy, James McElroy, Hugh McElroy, Kate’s Bridge County Down Ireland. 1685 moved from Scotland to Ireland.

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I grew up in Baltimore. My grandfather was Peter McElroy. My father was Peter James McElroy, Jr. My name is Lorene Stacie McElroy Davidson. My brother is Jeffrey Ryan McElroy. He has 3 children. Shannon McElroy, Zach McElroy, and Jeremy McElroy (Known as Jamey).

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