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Corney Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Cumbria and Hertfordshire named Corney, from Old English corn ‘grain’ or corn, a metathesized form of cron, cran ‘crane’ + eg ‘island’. It seems possible, from the distribution of early forms, that it may also derive from a lost place in Lancashire.

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


Similar surnames: Corley, Torney, Dorney, Cerney, Corn, Corner, Horney, Coney, Olney

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Corney Family Origin

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Corney Family Occupations

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  • Servant

    29%
  • Farm Labourer

    14%
  • Farmer

    7%
  • Farmer Laborer

    7%

In 1881, the most common Corney occupation in Canada was Servant. 29% of Corney's were Servants. A less common occupation for the Corney family was Farmer Laborer. Servant, Farm Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Corney.

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Corney Historical Records

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Corney Life Expectancy

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