Before Irish names were translated into English, Mallony had a Gaelic form of O Maoldhomhnaigh, which means descendant of a servant of the Church. CITATION[CLOSE]
MacLysaght, Edward, Irish Families Their Names, Arms and Origins 4th Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1982. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2364-7)
Early Origins of the Mallony family
The surname Mallony 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." CITATION[CLOSE]
O'Hart, John, Irish Pedigrees 5th Edition in 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0737-4)
Early History of the Mallony family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Mallony research.Another 131 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1925, 1865, 1949, 1900, 1976, 1937, 1601, 1690, 1726 and 1709 are included under the topic Early Mallony History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Mallony Spelling Variations
The spelling of one's surname was not as important as it is today. Names were recorded as they sounded and in many cases, one's surname changed with each listing. As a result, surnames often had many spelling variations
. For Mallony some of these variations included: Molony, Maloney, O'Maloney, O'Molony, MacLoughney and many more.
Early Notables of the Mallony 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... Another 64 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Mallony Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Mallony family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Mallony Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
- William Mallony, aged 23, a farmer, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1834 aboard the brig "Matilda" from Cork, Ireland
Mallony Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
- J.J. Mallony, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Cheapside" in 1849 CITATION[CLOSE]
State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The CHEAPSIDE 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Cheapside.htm
Mallony Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
- Daniel Mallony, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "African" in 1860
- Eliza Mallony, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "African" in 1860