Looney


Looney households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland


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

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Surname Dictionary

Looney numerous: Cork-Kerry-Limerick etc. Ir. Ó Luanaigh, (luan = warrior). Previously associated with Clare. MIF.
Luney Quite numerous: Belfast area. See Lunny & Looney.
Ó Luanaigh rare: Dublin etc. Ir.Lang. See Looney.
Ó Luanaigh Looney: líonmhar: Corcaigh-Ciarraí-Luimneach-an Clár. Bhain siad leis an gClár ar dtús. Cláiríneach dob'ea Brian Ó Luanaigh (1837-1901), file. Préamh: luan .i. cú, gadhar leis an mbrí bhreise: laoch, gaiscíoch.
O'Looney mod.nos: Clare etc. Ir. Ó Luanaigh, perhaps from luan, a hound and by extension, a warrior. See Looney. SI & SGG.


Parishes where Looney and a second surname are found together

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Variants in Griffith's
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