Maloney Family History

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Maloney Name Meaning

Irish (Munster): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maol Dhomhnaigh ‘descendant of the devotee of the Church’. Compare Muldowney.

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

Similar surnames: Malone, Mahoney, Moroney, Cloney, Mooney, Maney, Money, Mulroney

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Maloney Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Maloney name?

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

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  • Ireland & Scotland


  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • France


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Maloney Family Origin

Where is the Maloney family from?

Maloney Family Occupations

What did your Maloney ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Maloney. The most common Maloney occupation in the USA was Laborer. 19% of Maloney's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Maloney family was Blacksmith.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Blacksmith


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

Maloney Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 253,000 census records available for the last name Maloney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Maloney 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 43,000 immigration records available for the last name Maloney. 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 45,000 military records available for the last name Maloney. For the veterans among your Maloney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Maloney Life Expectancy

What is the average Maloney lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Maloney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Maloney in 1940 was 34, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Maloney 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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