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Mahony households in mid-19th century Ireland

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Mahony households in each county in the Primary Valuation property survey of 1847-64.


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Belfast city 1 Carlow 8
Clare 70 Cork 1505
Cork city 157 Derry 4
Down 1 Dublin 11
Dublin city 8 Galway 31
Kerry 410 Kildare 6
Kilkenny 43 Laois 15
Leitrim 1 Limerick 149
Limerick city 14 Mayo 10
Meath 1 Monaghan 3
Offaly 4 Roscommon 2
Sligo 1 Tipperary 165
Tyrone 1 Waterford 119
Westmeath 5 Wexford 20
Wicklow 2    

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Mahony: numerous: all areas, especially Munster. Ir. Ó Mathghamhna (Mathúna). From first name Mathghamhain, "bear-calf". A sept located in W Cork, now usually O'Mahony. IF.
O'Mahony: Very numerous: all areas, especially Cork and Munster generally. Ir. Ó Mathghamhna, modern Ó Mathúna. From first name Mathghamhain "bear-calf". A sept of W Cork. Their eponymous ancestor fell at the battle of Clontarf in 1014. IF.
Ó Mathghamhna: Ó Mahony: an-líonmhar i gCúige Mumhan - Corcaigh ach go h-áirithe. Clann chumasach a bhí suite i gCineál mBéice in iarthar Chorcaí. Tháinig an sloinne ón ngaiscíoch Mathghamhain a thuit i gCath Chluain Tarbh maraon le an-chuid d'fhir Deasmhumhan. Tugtar an bhrí: mathúin (litriú nua) = béar (Laidin ursus). Bhí an t-ainm coitianta i measc na mBrianach agus na gConchúrach. IF & SGG.
Ó Mathúna: rare: Cork etc. Ir.Lang. See O'Mahony.

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Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Mahoney 62
Mahony 2767
Mohony 2
O'Mahoney 2
O'Mahony 14


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SURNAME
Ó Mathghamhna
Mahany
Mahonny
Maughony
Moughoney
Ó Mathúna


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