Scully is a surname, and may refer to:

* Scully (TV series), British television programme, broadcast on Channel Four
* Carl Scully, former Australian politician
* Cornelius D. Scully, American politician
* Dana Scully, fictional character on television's "The X-Files"
* David Scully, voice actor
* Felicity Scully, fictional character from "Neighbours"
* Frank Scully, UFO author
* Hugh Scully, British TV presenter
* Jack Scully, fictional character from "Neighbours"
* Sgt. Jack Scully, a recurring character from "M*A*S*H".
* Jake Scully, fictional character from "Body Double"
* John Patrick Scully, veteran journalist (BBC, CBC, TVNZ), author of ['am+i+dead+yet'&sterm=am+i+dead+yet+-+Books Am I Dead Yet? A Journalist's Perspective on Terror]
* Keiran Scully, broadcaster
*Joe Scully, fictional character from "Neighbours"
* Lyn Scully, fictional character from "Neighbours"
* Marlan Scully, physicist
* Matthew Scully, American journalist and speechwriter
* Maurice Scully, Irish poet
* Michelle Scully, fictional character from "Neighbours"
* Mike Scully, television producer
* Oscar Scully, fictional character from "Neighbours"
* Rock Scully, manager of the Grateful Dead
* Sean Scully, Irish-american painter
* Sean Scully (actor), Australian actor
* Terry Scully, British actor
* Thomas A. Scully, American healthcare administrator
* Vin Scully, Major League Baseball announcer
* Vincent J. Scully - architectural history professor and writer
* Noel "Scully" Sims - a Jamaican percussionist and singer
* Scully Recording Instruments was a manufacturer of professional audio tape recorders based in Bridgewater, Connecticut from about 1962-1971.
* Scully, a character on the Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers
* Scully, a Marvel Comics villain and enemy of The Punisher

*The Irish name, "Scully" is almost the exact word in classical and modern Greek. It means "Scholar," with the accent on the second syllable. The pre-Christian Celts/Irish adopted Greek as their second language; the Irish origins of the Arthurian talesFact|date=October 2008 with their textual and thematic connections with Macedonia point out the connectionFact|date=October 2008.In classical Greek, the word (σχολή) actually means "leisure," which was perceived as a basis or precondition for scholarship. In modern European languages the word has transmuted into such names as "Schyler," Shulman," "Scooler," and so forth: "School-man" or "A man of the schools," or "ScholarFact|date=October 2008."

*Scully (though more often "skully") is a word used in some parts of Scotland and the northeast of England to mean baldFact|date=October 2008.:e.g. "He's gettin' skully." ("He's going bald.")

ee also

* John Sculley
* Skully, a children's street game

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