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Kaveney Name Meaning

Variant of Irish Kavanagh 2.

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


Similar surnames: Keaveney, Caveney, Deveney, Kanney, Cavener, Caveny, Keeney, Kerney

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Where is the Kaveney family from?

You can see how Kaveney families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kaveney family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Kaveney families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 10 Kaveney families living in Derbyshire. This was about 24% of all the recorded Kaveney's in the UK. Derbyshire and 1 other county had the highest population of Kaveney families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kaveney surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kaveney ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kaveney. 29% of Kaveney men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Kaveney women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kaveney were Proprietor and Houseworker.

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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

  • Farmer
    29%
  • Truck Driver
    20%
  • Salesman
    20%
  • Proprietor
    15%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Cook
    50%
  • Houseworker
    50%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kaveney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kaveney 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 264 immigration records available for the last name Kaveney. 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 435 military records available for the last name Kaveney. For the veterans among your Kaveney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kaveney lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Kaveney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kaveney in 1951 was 47, and 89 in 2004.

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