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Where did the Irish Maroney family come from? What is the Irish Maroney family crest and coat of arms? When did the Maroney family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Maroney family history?The Gaelic name used by the Maroney family in ancient Ireland was O Maolruanaidh, which means descendant of Ruanaidh or descendant of Rooney.
In the Middle Ages many people were recorded under different spellings each time their name was written down. Research on the Maroney family name revealed numerous spelling variations, including Moroney, Mulroney, Maroney, Morooney, Mulrooney, Mullrooney, Marooney and many more.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Maroney research. Another 204 words(15 lines of text) covering the year 1172 is included under the topic Early Maroney History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Maroney Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Ireland saw an enormous decrease in its population in the 19th century due to immigration and death. This pattern of immigration began slowly in the late 18th century and gradually grew throughout the early portion of the 19th century. However, a dramatic increase in the country's immigration numbers occurred when the Great Potato Famine struck in the 1840s. The early immigrants to North America were primarily destined to be farmers tending to their own plot of land, those that came later initially settled within pre-established urban centers. These urban immigrants provided the cheap labor that the fast developing United States and soon to be Canada required. Regardless of their new lifestyle in North America, the Irish immigrants to the United States and Canada made invaluable contributions to their newly adopted societies. An investigation of immigrant and passenger lists revealed many Maroneys:
Maroney Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The Maroney Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Maroney Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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