Moroney Family History

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Moroney Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maolruanaidh ‘descendant of Maolruanaidh’, a personal name meaning ‘devotee of (Saint) Ruanadh’ (see Rooney).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Mooney, Dorney, Torney, Cooney, Looney, Droney, Mahoney, Maloney

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Moroney Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Moroney name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Moroney. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Ireland & Scotland

    48%

  • England & Wales

    29%

  • Germanic Europe

    5%

  • Italy

    3%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    3%

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Moroney Family Origin

Where is the Moroney family from?

Moroney Family Occupations

What did your Moroney ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Moroney family was Engineer. The most common Moroney occupation in the USA was Laborer. 34% of Moroney's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Moroney.

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  • Laborer

    34%
  • Farmer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Engineer

    2%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Moroney ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Moroney Historical Records

What Moroney family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 30,000 census records available for the last name Moroney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Moroney census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Moroney. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Moroney. For the veterans among your Moroney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Moroney Life Expectancy

What is the average Moroney lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Moroney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Moroney in 1944 was 70, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Moroney

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Moroney ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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