Mooney


Mooney households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland


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

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Surname Dictionary

Mooney Very numerous: all areas, especially Ulster, Midlands, South East; Sligo, Galway etc. Ir. Ó Maonaigh, maon means silent or dumb but it was also a feminine first name. The name occurs as Meaney in Munster. IF.
Ó Maonaigh rare: Dublin etc. Ir.Lang. See Mooney.
Ó Maonaigh Mooney, Meaney: an-líonmhar ar fud na tíre: tá an leagan Meaney sa Mhumhain. Clanna éagsúla: (1) ag Baile Uí Mhaonaigh in Uíbh Fhailí agus (2) ceann eile ag Liath Manacháin sa chontae céanna - iad san a choimeád Scrín Mhanacháin, a bhain leis an áit sin. (3) clann i dTír Fhiachrach, Sligeach, de chuid Uí Fiachrach, ar ndó. (4) an chlann Mhuimhneach a bhí sean-bhunaithe sa Chlár & Luimneach. Brí: ón aidiacht maon = balbh nó ciúin. Ach bhí sé mar ainm baineann in anallód, iontach go leor. IF & GPN.

    Maps

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

The surname


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