Mooney


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Mooney households in mid-19th century Ireland

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


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Antrim 125 Armagh 51
Belfast city 20 Carlow 8
Cavan 13 Clare 22
Cork 2 Cork city 4
Derry 67 Donegal 43
Down 107 Dublin 109
Dublin city 60 Fermanagh 1
Galway 73 Kildare 92
Kilkenny 19 Laois 68
Leitrim 14 Limerick 3
Limerick city 1 Longford 4
Louth 29 Mayo 36
Meath 105 Monaghan 67
Offaly 140 Roscommon 17
Sligo 3 Tipperary 30
Tyrone 55 Waterford 42
Westmeath 33 Wexford 12
Wicklow 39    

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

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: 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.
Ó Maonaigh: rare: Dublin etc. Ir.Lang. See Mooney.

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Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Mooney 1514
Moony 15


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Maonaigh
Moonie
Moonny
Mouney
O'Mooney


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