Mullaney Family History

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Mullaney Name Meaning

Irish (Connacht): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maoil Sheanaigh ‘descendant of Maoilsheanaigh’, a personal name meaning ‘devotee of (Saint) Seanach’, a personal name based on sean ‘ancient’, ‘old’. Because most Connacht spellings omit the Sh (pronounced as h), it has been suggested that the original name might have been Ó Maoileanaigh ‘descendant of Maoileanach’, a personal name meaning ‘chief of the marsh’. There was a different Ulster family of this name, now extinct in Ireland.

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


Similar surnames: Mulvaney, Mullarkey, Mullally, Mullen, Murley, Mclarney, Delaney

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Mullaney Family Origin

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Mullaney Family Occupations

What did your Mullaney ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Mullaney. 22% of Mullaney men worked as a Farmer and 28% of Mullaney women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mullaney were Calner and Revenue

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    22%
  • Labourer
    22%
  • Barker
    6%
  • Calner
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Stenographer
    28%
  • Housekeeper
    19%
  • Nurse
    10%
  • Revenue
    10%

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

Mullaney Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Mullaney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mullaney 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Mullaney. 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 Card

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Mullaney. For the veterans among your Mullaney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mullaney Life Expectancy

What is the average Mullaney lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Mullaney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Mullaney in 1947 was 51, and 78 in 2004.

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