Hanney Family History

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Hanney Name Meaning

English: habitational name from East and West Hanney in southern Oxfordshire (formerly in Berkshire), named with Old English hana ‘cock’, ‘male bird’ + eg ‘island’ or ‘land between streams’.

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

Similar surnames: Haney, Henney, Hanley, Hatley, Manley, Arney, Hanny, Harney, Janney

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Hanney Family Origin

Where is the Hanney family from?

Hanney Family Occupations

What did your Hanney ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Hanney occupation in Canada was Brick Moulder. 20% of Hanney's were Brick Moulders. A less common occupation for the Hanney family was Stevedore. Brick Moulder, Editor and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hanney.

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  • Brick Moulder

  • Editor

  • Farmer

  • Stevedore


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

Hanney Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Hanney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hanney 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Hanney. 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 Hanney. For the veterans among your Hanney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hanney Life Expectancy

What is the average Hanney lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Hanney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Hanney in 1959 was 53, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hanney

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hanney 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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