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Moroney Name Meaning

Irish (Munster): 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 2nd edition, 2022

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

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Where is the Moroney family from?

You can see how Moroney families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Moroney family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Moroney families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 2 Moroney families living in New York. This was about 67% of all the recorded Moroney's in USA. New York had the highest population of Moroney families in 1840.
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What did your Moroney ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Moroney. 15% of Moroney men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Moroney women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Moroney were Farmer and Saleslady. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • Salesman
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Teacher
  • Clerk
  • Saleslady
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Census Records

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 Lists

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 Cards

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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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.

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