Cagney Family History

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Cagney Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Caingnigh ‘descendant of Caingneach’, a personal name meaning ‘pleader’ or a byname for a contentious person.

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


Similar surnames: Carney, Agnew, Heagney, Canny, Cavey, Craney, Calvey, Janey, Nanney

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Cagney Family Origin

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Cagney Family Occupations

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  • Gardener

    17%
  • Clerck

    8%
  • Dress Maker

    8%
  • Farmer

    8%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Cagney family was Farmer. Gardener, Clerck and Dress Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cagney. The most common Cagney occupation in Canada was Gardener. 17% of Cagney's were Gardeners.

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Cagney Historical Records

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Cagney Life Expectancy

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