Craney Family History

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Craney Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Bhranaigh (see McCraney).

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

Similar surnames: Graney, Croney, Cravey, Canny, Crawley, Carney, Cavey, Mcraney

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Craney Family Origin

Where is the Craney family from?

Craney Family Occupations

What did your Craney ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Craney family was Labourer. The most common Craney occupation in Canada was Farmer. 22% of Craney's were Farmers. Farmer, School and Housekeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Craney.

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  • Farmer

  • School

  • Housekeeper

  • Labourer


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

Craney Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Craney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Craney 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Craney. 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 Craney. For the veterans among your Craney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Craney Life Expectancy

What is the average Craney lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Craney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Craney in 1951 was 63, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Craney

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Craney 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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