Delany Family History

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Delany Name Meaning

English and Irish: variant spelling of Delaney.

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

Similar surnames: Dulany, Devany, Delacy, Delay, Delaney, Delacey, Deacy, Dulaney

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Delany Family Origin

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Delany Family Occupations

What did your Delany ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Delany family was Servant. The most common Delany occupation in Canada was Farmer. 23% of Delany's were Farmers. Farmer, Labourer and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Delany.

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  • Farmer

  • Labourer

  • School

  • Servant


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

Delany Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Delany. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Delany 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 Delany. 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 Delany. For the veterans among your Delany ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Delany Life Expectancy

What is the average Delany lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Delany life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Delany in 1948 was 30, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Delany 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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