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Caaney Family History

Caaney Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Carney, Chaney, Cagney, Canney, Craney, Cane, Carey, Carne, Radney

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Where is the Caaney family from?

You can see how Caaney families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Caaney family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1891 and 1920. The most Caaney families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 6 Caaney families living in Lancashire. This was 100% of all the recorded Caaney's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Caaney families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Caaney surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Caaney ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Caaney ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 42 census records available for the last name Caaney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Caaney census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 4 immigration records available for the last name Caaney. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Caaney. For the veterans among your Caaney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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