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The Irish surnames in use today are underpinned by a multitude of rich histories. The name Loney originally appeared in Gaelic as O Luinigh.

Loney Early Origins



The surname Loney was first found in County Tyrone (Irish:Tír Eoghain), the ancient territory of the O'Neills, now in the Province of Ulster, central Northern Ireland, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Loney Spelling Variations


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Loney Spelling Variations



The recording of names in Ireland in the Middle Ages was an inconsistent endeavor at best. The many regional dialects and the predominate illiteracy would have made common surnames appear unrelated to the scribes of the period. Research into the name Loney revealed spelling variations, including Lunney, Lunnie, Looney, Loney, Lunny, O'Lunney and others.

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Loney Early History


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Loney Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Loney research. Another 378 words (27 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Loney History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Loney Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Loney Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Loney Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Many destitute Irish families in the 18th and 19th centuries decided to leave their homeland, which had in many ways been scarred by English colonial rule. One of the most frequent destinations for these families was North America where it was possible for an Irish family to own their own parcel of land. Many of the early settlers did find land awaiting them in British North America, or even later in America, but for the majority of immigrants that arrived as a result of the Great Potato Famine of the late 1840s the ownership of land was often a long way off. These Irish people were initially put to work on such industrial projects as the building of bridges, canals, and railroads, or they worked at manufacturing positions within factories. Whenever they arrived, the Irish made enormous contributions to the infant nations of Canada and the United States. Some of the earliest immigrants to bearer the name of Loney were found through extensive research of immigration and passenger lists:

Loney Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Titur Loney, who landed in Maryland in 1742-1743 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Loney Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Fani Loney, aged 20, who settled in America, in 1892
  • John Loney, aged 36, who landed in America from Liverpool, in 1893
  • Eliza Loney, aged 55, who emigrated to the United States, in 1895
  • Allen D. Loney, aged 42, who settled in America, in 1896
  • Henry Edward Loney, aged 33, who landed in America, in 1896

Loney Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Catherine Loney, who emigrated to the United States, in 1904
  • Frederick R. Loney, who settled in America, in 1904
  • Mr. Allen Dormellan Loney, aged 35, who emigrated to America, in 1906
  • Mrs. A. D. Loney, aged 30, who landed in America, in 1907
  • John Loney, aged 35, who emigrated to the United States from Matlock, England, in 1907
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Loney Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mr. John Loney U.E. who settled in Canada c. 1784 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Loney Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • John Loney, English convict from Essex, who was transported aboard the "Arab" on February 22, 1834, settling in Van Diemen's Land, Australia [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2015, January 8) Arab voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1834 with 230 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/arab/1834

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Contemporary Notables of the name Loney (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Loney (post 1700)



  • Ryan A. Loney, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2008
  • Marvin D. Loney, American politician, Mayor of Lompoc, California, 1986-90
  • Daniel J. Loney, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1956
  • Cleve J. Loney, American Republican politician, Member of Montana State House of Representatives 25th District; Elected 2010
  • Steve Loney (b. 1952), American football coach
  • James Anthony Loney (b. 1984), American Major League Baseball first baseman for the Tampa Bay Rays
  • William "Willie" Loney (1879-1956), Scottish footballer
  • Escott Frith Loney (1903-1982), English first class cricketer for Derbyshire from 1925 to 1927
  • Alan Perress Loney (b. 1940), New Zealand writer, poet, editor, publisher and letterpress printer
  • James Loney (b. 1964), Canadian peace activist
  • ... (Another 9 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Loney Historic Events


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Loney Historic Events




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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Patriae infelici fidelis
Motto Translation: Faithful to an unhappy country.


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  3. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2015, January 8) Arab voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1834 with 230 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/arab/1834

Other References

  1. Tepper, Michael Ed & Elizabeth P. Bentley Transcriber. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of Philadelphia 1800-1819. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1986. Print.
  2. McDonnell, Frances. Emigrants from Ireland to America 1735-1743 A Transcription of the report of the Irish House of Commons into Enforced emigration to America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1331-5).
  3. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  4. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  5. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1978. Print.
  6. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  7. Woulfe, Rev. Patrick. Irish Names and Surnames Collected and Edited with Explanatory and Historical Notes. Kansas City: Genealogical Foundation, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-940134-403).
  8. Hickey, D.J. and J.E. Doherty. A New Dictionary of Irish History form 1800 2nd Edition. Dublin: Gil & MacMillian, 2003. Print.
  9. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
  10. Somerset Fry, Peter and Fiona Somerset Fry. A History of Ireland. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1993. Print. (ISBN 1-56619-215-3).
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The Loney Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Loney 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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