Kaney Family History

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Kaney Name Meaning

Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Köhner (see Kuehner) or of König (see Koenig).

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


Similar surnames: Kaner, Yaney, Kane, Kaley, Baney, Kuney, Keaney, Kasey, Haney, Kagey

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Kaney Family Origin

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Kaney Family Occupations

What did your Kaney ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kaney. 26% of Kaney men worked as a Farmer and 17% of Kaney women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kaney were Salesman and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    26%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Truck Driver
    9%
  • Salesman
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    17%
  • Saleslady
    14%
  • Maid
    12%
  • Housewife
    9%

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

Kaney Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Kaney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kaney 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 754 immigration records available for the last name Kaney. 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 802 military records available for the last name Kaney. For the veterans among your Kaney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kaney Life Expectancy

What is the average Kaney lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Kaney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Kaney in 1962 was 66, and 75 in 2004.

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