Cooney households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland

Householders by county in Griffith's (1847-64), as on the map

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Surname Dictionary

Coon rare: Down, Roscommon etc. Possibly Ir. Ó Cuana. See Cooney.
Cooney numerous: all areas, especially N Leinster, Belfast, Down. Ir. Ó Cuanna, either from first name Cuán or cuanna, comely, or cuan, a stooped person. Coming from Tyrone, they settled in N Connacht and later in Clare. IF.
Ó Cuana Cooney: líonmhar tríd an dtír, Laighin agus Corcaigh go sonrach. Clann iad sa a tháinig ó Thír Eoghain go Connacht, mar a bhfuil cuid acu go fóill.Ciallaíonn cuanna maisiúil nó sciamhach.IF.


  • Cooney in 1659.
  • Cooney births mapped 1864-1913
  • Cooney 1901 census map
  • Cooney 1911 census map
  • Cooney Roman Catholic baptisms

The surname

Parishes where Cooney and a second surname are found together


Variants in Griffith's
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Non-Griffith's Variants

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