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O'mahoney Surname Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Mathghamhna ‘descendant of Mathghamhain’ (see Mahoney). There are two families of this name, in Cork and Ulster, but the Ulster family name was usually Anglicized as McMahon.

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


Similar surnames: Mahoney, Mcmahon, Mahon, Malone, O'kane, Maloney, Mooney, Moroney

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You can see how O'mahoney families moved over time by selecting different census years. The O'mahoney family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most O'mahoney families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 11 O'mahoney families living in New York. This was about 29% of all the recorded O'mahoney's in USA. New York had the highest population of O'mahoney families in 1880.
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Between 1992 and 1995, in the United States, O'mahoney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for O'mahoney in 1992 was 85, and 61 in 1995.

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