Malloney History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Before Irish names were translated into English, Malloney had a Gaelic form of O Maoldhomhnaigh, which means descendant of a servant of the Church. 
Early Origins of the Malloney family
The surname Malloney was first found in County Clare (Irish: An Clár) located on the west coast of Ireland in the province of Munster, where O'Moloney, "were chiefs of Cuiltenan, now the parish of Kiltonanlea, in the barony of Tulla." 
Early History of the Malloney family
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Malloney Spelling Variations
Official documents, crafted by early scribes and church officials, primarily contained names that were spelled according to their pronunciation. This lead to the problem of one name being recorded under several different variations, creating an illusion that a single person was many people. Among the many spelling variations of the surname Malloney that are preserved in the archival documents of the time are Molony, Maloney, O'Maloney, O'Molony, MacLoughney and many more.
Early Notables of the Malloney family (pre 1700)
Prominent amongst the family at this time was Father Donough O'Molony who was tortured to death in 1601. John Mullowney (c. 1690-1726) was born in Derrew, near Ballyheane, County Mayo who began his career as a horse thief and was sentenced to death in Castlebar in his youth. The Grand Jury made a deal with him in which...
Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:
Malloney Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century