Deeney Family History

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Deeney Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Duibhne ‘descendant of Duibhne’, a byname from duibhne ‘disagreeable’, ‘ill-tempered’. Compare Peoples.

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


Similar surnames: Feeney, Deeley, Delaney, Feeley, Downey, Denny, Devaney, Deere

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Deeney Family Origin

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Deeney Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Bobbin Winder

    4%

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In 1880, the most common Deeney occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Deeney's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Deeney family was Bobbin Winder. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Deeney.

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Deeney Historical Records

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Deeney Life Expectancy

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