Growney Family History

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Growney Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Gramhna, which McLysaght describes as a corrupt form of Mac Carrghamhna ‘son of Corrghamhain’ (see McCarron).

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


Similar surnames: Graney, Downey, Croney, Rooney, Droney, Greaney, Crowley, Downes

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Growney Family Origin

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Growney Family Occupations

What did your Growney ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter & Builder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Growney. A less common occupation for the Growney family was Clerks For Circuit Court. The most common Growney occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Growney's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    24%
  • Carpenter & Builder

    10%
  • Clerks For Circuit Court

    5%

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

Growney Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Growney Life Expectancy

What is the average Growney lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Growney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Growney in 1963 was 73, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Growney

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Growney 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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