Mchale Family History
Mchale Name Meaning
Irish (Mayo):: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Céile or more often Mac Chéile a patronymic from the byname Céile ‘companion client’. This was the surname of a Mayo family tenants of church lands. Originally the final -e would have been pronounced. Anglicized form of Mac Haol ‘son of Haol’ a Gaelicized form of Welsh Hywel (see Howell ) which was adopted by a Welsh family of this name who settled in County Mayo.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press