Haney Name Meaning

English and Scottish: probably a variant of Hanney. Scottish or Irish: reduced form of McHaney. Americanized spelling of Norwegian Hanøy, a habitational name from any of four farmsteads so named, from Old Norse haðna ‘young nanny-goat’ or hani ‘cock’ (probably indicating a crag or mountain resembling a cock’s comb in shape) + øy ‘island’. Jewish (American): Americanized form of various like-sounding Ashkenazic Jewish names.

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


Similar surnames: Hanley, Hanney, Havey, Baney, Chaney, Haner, Heaney, Hanen, Haley

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Haney Family Origin

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Haney Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Going To School

    7%
  • Labourer

    6%
  • School

    3%

In 1881, Farmer, Going To School and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Haney. The most common Haney occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Haney's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Haney family was School.

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Between 1941 and 2004, Haney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Haney in 1941 was 28, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Haney

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