Mulany History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Before Irish names were translated into English, Mulany had a Gaelic form of O Maoldhomhnaigh, which means descendant of a servant of the Church. 
Early Origins of the Mulany family
The surname Mulany 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 Mulany family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Mulany 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 Mulany History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Mulany Spelling Variations
Within archives, many different spelling variations exist for the surname Mulany. Ancient scribes and church officials recorded names as they were pronounced, often resulting in the name of the single person being recorded under several different spellings. Different spellings that were found include Molony, Maloney, O'Maloney, O'Molony, MacLoughney and many more.
Early Notables of the Mulany 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:
Mulany Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century