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Mahony Surname Meaning

Irish: variant of Mahoney .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Malony, Mahon, Mahone, Mahany, Mahanay, Mahana, Mahaney, Maloy

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Where is the Mahony family from?

You can see how Mahony families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mahony family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mahony families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 83 Mahony families living in Ontario. This was about 59% of all the recorded Mahony's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Mahony families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mahony surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mahony ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Dressmaker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Mahony. 36% of Mahony men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Mahony women worked as a Dressmaker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mahony were Journalier and Domestic. .

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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 1921

  • Farmer
    36%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Blacksmith
    6%
  • Journalier
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Dressmaker
    25%
  • Opperator
    25%
  • Teacher
    25%
  • Domestic
    25%
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Census Records

There are 80,000 census records available for the last name Mahony. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mahony 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 21,000 immigration records available for the last name Mahony. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Mahony. For the veterans among your Mahony ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mahony lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Mahony life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Mahony in 1946 was 51, and 77 in 2004.

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