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Haughney Name Meaning

Irish (Kilkenny): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Fhachtna a patronymic from the personal name Fachtna meaning ‘malicious hostile’. The similar surname Ó Fachtna was Anglicized by adopting English Faulkner while Ó Fachtnáin became Faughnan .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Haughey, Loughney, Caughey, Naugher, Haughton, Haughn, Cagney

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Where is the Haughney family from?

You can see how Haughney families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Haughney family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Haughney families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 7 Haughney families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 88% of all the recorded Haughney's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Haughney families in 1911.
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What did your Haughney ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Haughney. 41% of Haughney men worked as a Laborer and 22% of Haughney women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Haughney were Truck Driver and Clerk. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • New Worker
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • New Worker
  • Stenographer
  • Teacher
  • Clerk
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 512 immigration records available for the last name Haughney. 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 Cards

There are 461 military records available for the last name Haughney. For the veterans among your Haughney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Haughney lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Haughney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Haughney in 1959 was 54, and 53 in 2004.

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