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Where did the Irish Meaney family come from? What is the Irish Meaney family crest and coat of arms? When did the Meaney family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Meaney family history?Gaelic, otherwise known as Early Modern Irish, was used in Ireland from around the year 1200 until the 18th century. It is from this language that we found the first references to the name Meaney as O Maonaigh. This is derived from the word maonach, meaning wealthy.
A name was often recorded during the Middle Ages under several different spelling variations during the life of its bearer because literacy was rare there was no real push to clearly define any of the languages found in the British Isles at that time. Variations found of the name Meaney include Mooney, Moony, O'Mooney, Meeny, O'Meany, Meany, O'Meeny, O'Mainy, Meaney and many more.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Meaney research. Another 383 words(27 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Meaney History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Meaney Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Meaney Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
Meaney Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
The Meaney Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Meaney 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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