Coney Name Meaning

English: from Middle English cony ‘rabbit’ (a back-formation from conies, from Old French conis, plural of conil), a nickname for someone thought to resemble a rabbit in some way or a metonymic occupational name for a dealer in rabbits or rabbit skins.

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


Similar surnames: Money, Honey, Coley, Corney, Couey, Comer, Coey, Cowey, Corey, Cobey

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Coney Family Origin

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Coney Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    22%
  • Labourer

    22%
  • Clerk

    11%
  • Farmer

    11%

In 1881, the most common Coney occupation in Canada was Carpenter. 22% of Coney's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Coney family was Farmer. Carpenter, Labourer and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Coney.

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Coney Life Expectancy

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Between 1949 and 2004, Coney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Coney in 1949 was 31, and 69 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Coney

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