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Ó Scolaidhe, Scully


The Irish surname 'Scully' is the Anglicized form of the Old Gaelic name O'Scolaidhe. This name ultimately derived from an Old Irish meaning, literally, "a student".Hence, the name is of nickname origin, deriving from a personal characteristic of the original bearer. The name 'Scolaidhe' was usually given to one who was a student or who was noted for having great academic ability.