Lees, Leece - Anglicised Surnames in Ireland

Padraig Mac Giolla-Domhnaigh
1923

Lees, Leece—These two names are anglicised forms of McAleece, both names being found in the Isle of Man and the adjoining English mainland; Lees being found also in Scotland, in Gaelic, Mac Giolla-Iosa. See Gillies.

Alphabetical Index of Anglicised Surnames in Ireland

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