Roony



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ROONY BIRTHS:
MAPPED 1864 TO 1913


SURNAME HISTORY



Roony households in mid-19th century Ireland

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


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Down 1 Dublin 1
Sligo 9 Tyrone 2
Westmeath 2    

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Mulrooney: Quite numerous: Kilkenny-Midlands etc. Ir. Ó Maolruanaidh, servant of Ruanaidh; there were septs of this name in Fermanagh, Galway, Roscommon and Clare. See Moroney.
Roney: rare: Portadown (Armagh) etc. Ir. Ó Ruanaidh. See Rooney.
Rooney: Very numerous: all areas except Munster. Ir. Ó Ruanaidh (perhaps from first name Ruadhán, red-haired one). A sept of Down, they enjoyed a literary reputation and were widespread in Leath Chuinn (the northern half). However, in W Ulster and N Connacht, it may be a version of Mulrooney, q.v. IF.
Ó Ruanaidh: Rooney: an-líonmhar: gach treo seachas Cúige Mumhan. Clann liteartha a bhí lonnaithe ag Droim Mór, an Dún. Bhí na tréithe sin i Liam Ó Ruanaigh (1873-1901) file a bhí chun tosaigh i ngluaiseacht na h-aithbheochana. Tugadh ó Maolruanaigh air, leis. An bhrí: ruanaidh = laoch, gaiscíoch, de réir an Duinnínigh.

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Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Mulrooney 120
Roney 93
Roone 2
Rooney 1145
Roonoe 3
Roony 15


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Ruanaidh
MacArooney
Mullrooney
Mullroony
Ronney
Rony
Roonoo
Rouny
Runey
Runy


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