Dooney Family History

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Dooney Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Downey.

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


Similar surnames: Nooney, Dooner, Dohoney, Doolen, Downey, Looney, Mooney, Cooney

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Dooney Family Origin

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Dooney Family Occupations

What did your Dooney ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Blacksmith and Brick Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dooney. A less common occupation for the Dooney family was Farmer. The most common Dooney occupation in the USA was Laborer. 38% of Dooney's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    38%
  • Blacksmith

    15%
  • Brick Mason

    8%
  • Farmer

    8%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

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Dooney Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Dooney Life Expectancy

What is the average Dooney lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Dooney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Dooney in 1963 was 75, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dooney

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dooney 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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