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Moynihan Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Muimhneacháin ‘descendant of Muimhneachán’, a diminutive of the byname Muimhneach ‘Munsterman’, i.e. someone belonging to the province of Munster. (In County Mayo this surname has sometimes been changed to Munster.)

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


Similar surnames: Monahan, Mohan, Counihan, Houlihan, Murnahan, Mollohan, Moonan

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Moynihan Family Origin

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Moynihan Family Occupations

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  • Agr Labour

    6%
  • Bootmaker

    6%
  • Charing

    6%
  • General Servant

    6%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Moynihan family was General Servant. Agr Labour, Bootmaker and Charing were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Moynihan. The most common Moynihan occupation in the UK was Agr Labour. 6% of Moynihan's were Agr Labours.

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