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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

What did your Corney ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Servant

    29%
  • Farm Labourer

    14%
  • Farmer

    7%
  • Farmer Laborer

    7%

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

Corney Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Corney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Corney census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Corney. 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 Card

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

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Corney Life Expectancy

What is the average Corney lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Corney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Corney in 1955 was 54, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Corney

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Corney ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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