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History of Europe
How did Ely get the name?
April 11, 2009 12:44PM
Ely can be pronunced Ellie if it is short for 'Elysia' Ely can also be pronounced E-Lie, it means pharris wheel. Originally from Gaelic territory of Elye O'Carroll in King's Coounty, now Co. Offaly.