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Farney Name Meaning

English and Scottish: of uncertain origin; perhaps a topographic name from Middle English fern ‘fern’ + heye ‘enclosure’, or possibly a habitational name from a minor place so named. Compare Forney, Furney. Variant of German Farner.

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


Similar surnames: Forney, Furney, Darney, Farnes, Marney, Farley, Arney, Barney, Varney

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Farney Family Origin

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Farney Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • School

    15%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Boiler Maker

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Farney family was Boiler Maker. The most common Farney occupation in Canada was Farmer. 30% of Farney's were Farmers. Farmer, School and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Farney.

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Farney Historical Records

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Farney Life Expectancy

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