Begley Family History
Begley Name Meaning
Irish (Donegal): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Beaglaoich ‘descendant of Beaglaoch’ a personal name composed of the elements beag ‘small’ + laoch ‘hero’. Americanized form of South German Bögle (see Bogle ) or of some other similar (like-sounding) surname (compare Beckley ).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022