Lecky, Leckie - Anglicised Surnames in Ireland

Padraig Mac Giolla-Domhnaigh
1923

Lecky, Leckie—These two names are the anglicised forms of M'Cleery (Mac A' Chléirich), also anglicised McAlery, McLeery, M'Clery, McAlary, and Clarke. The sept was located in Crow-Leckie, in Dumbarton Co., Scotland; Gilfelan McAllan and others were tried at Stirling Assizes in 1477 for the murder of Gillespie McClery.

Alphabetical Index of Anglicised Surnames in Ireland

See also Woulfe’s Irish Names and Surnames
and O'Hart's Irish Pedigrees