Mulrony


Mulrony households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland


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Surname Dictionary

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.
Ó Maolruanaidh Mulrooney: líon beag: Cill Chainnigh, Lár na Tíre & rl. Bhí an chlann i gceannas ar Fhear Manach roimh theacht Mhig Uidhir ach táid gann ann anois. Bhí clann eile in oir-thuaisceart na Gaillimhe agus clann eile fós sa Chlár, Luimneach & Tiobraid Árann. Deineadh Moroney díobh seo leis an leagan Gaelach Ó Murruanaigh - ní féidir a rá cérbh é Ruanaidh ach bhí Ruadhán ina ainm coitinn, ar ndóigh.
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.
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.

    Maps

  • Mulrony in 1659.
  • Mulrony births mapped 1864-1913
  • Mulrony Roman Catholic baptisms
  • Mulrony Roman Catholic marriages NEW!

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