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Origin & Meaning

The name Mahoney is of Irish origin.

The meaning of Mahoney is "surname transferred to forename use".  


In the U.S. in 2014 less than 5 boys given the name.    Less than 5 girls were given the name. 

View the Mahoney Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Mahoney has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Mahoney to other names.


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Would you like to fingerspell the name Mahoney in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Mahoney.

Just for fun, see the name Mahoney in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

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Irish names usually contain a given, middle and family name.

Given names frequently have their source in the Roman Catholic faith, or are derived from the traditional Gaelic.

Some Gaelic or old Irish names date back to the Celtic origins of Gaelach (Ireland). These names find their basis in ancient pagan religions, myths, legends, and superstitions held by the Gaels.