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Harney Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAthairne ‘descendant of Athairne’, a personal name from athardha ‘paternal’, which was borne by a famous Old Irish satirist.

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


Similar surnames: Harvey, Harley, Hartney, Carney, Hurney, Hanley, Barney, Arney, Haney

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Harney Family Origin

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Harney Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Farmer Son

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Carpenter

    7%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Harney family was Carpenter. The most common Harney occupation in Canada was Farmer. 31% of Harney's were Farmers. Farmer, Farmer Son and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Harney.

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Harney Historical Records

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Harney Life Expectancy

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Famous Harney Family

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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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