When Thomas William Monahan Jr was born on 20 June 1918, in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States, his father, Thomas William Monaghan Sr, was 31 and his mother, Elizabeth, was 27. He died on 17 June 1999, in Georgia, United States, at the age of 80.
Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Fergus, Murphy, John Patrick, Kevin Patrick, Paddy.
Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Manacháin ‘descendant of Manachán’, a personal name representing a diminutive of manach ‘monk’. See also Monk . The Gaelic name is sometimes interpreted as if it were Ó Muineacháin ‘descendant of the little shrubbery’, and is sometimes translated into English as Thornton . The name is also found in Scotland.