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Hiney Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hEidhnigh ‘descendant of Eidneach’ or Ó hAdhnaigh ‘descendant of Adhnach’ a personal name perhaps derived from adhain ‘kindle inflame ignite’.

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

Similar surnames: Hines, Hanley, Hinsey, Hainey, Haney, Heney, Hisey, Tinkey, Hafey

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Where is the Hiney family from?

You can see how Hiney families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hiney family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hiney families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 13 Hiney families living in Ontario. This was about 62% of all the recorded Hiney's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Hiney families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hiney surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hiney ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Hiney. 100% of Hiney men worked as a Farmer. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Hiney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hiney census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 624 immigration records available for the last name Hiney. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Hiney. For the veterans among your Hiney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hiney lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Hiney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Hiney in 1957 was 32, and 74 in 2004.

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