Mahony


    Maps

  • Mahony in 1659.

  • Mahony births mapped 1864-1913

  • Mahony 1901 census map

  • Mahony 1911 census map

  • Mahony Roman Catholic baptisms new!

    The surname

  • Family histories: 6
  • Full surname history
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    O'Mahony


    Mahony


    Mahoney




Parishes where Mahony and a second surname are found together

Surname:



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

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

Surname Dictionary

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.
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.
O Mathúna rare: Cork etc. Ir.Lang. See O'Mahony.
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.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Mahoney: 62
Mahony: 2767
Mohony: 2
O'Mahoney: 2
O'Mahony: 14

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Mahany
Mahonny
Mahowny
Maughony
McMahonwy
McMahony
McMahowny
Mohoney
Moughoney
O mahoney
O mahony
O Mahowne
O Mathghamhna
O Mathuna


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