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Cooney Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cuana ‘descendant of Cuana’, a personal name either based on cú ‘hound’ or derived from cuanna ‘elegant’, ‘comely’.

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


Similar surnames: Cloney, Looney, Mooney, Cooley, Clooney, Rooney, Croney, Toomey

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Cooney Family Origin

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Cooney Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Labourer

    9%
  • Farmer Son

    4%
  • Servant

    4%

In 1881, Farmer, Labourer and Farmer Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cooney. The most common Cooney occupation in Canada was Farmer. 34% of Cooney's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Cooney family was Servant.

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Cooney Historical Records

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Cooney Life Expectancy

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