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Maney Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Meaney itself a variant of Mooney . Scottish: variant of Mennie . English (of Norman origin): habitational name from one or other of many places named Magny in Normandy (three in Calvados one in Orne) or in neighbouring regions of France. Compare French Magny . The placename denotes the settlement of a man named with Old French Magne from Latin Magn(i)us itself from Latin magnus ‘great’. This surname has had a long history in Kent. English: habitational name perhaps from Maney in Sutton Coldfield (Warwicks) or possibly Manea (Cambs) both places probably denoting ‘well-watered land serving as a common pasture’ (Old English (ge)mǣne ‘common’ + Old English ēg ‘island drier land in a marsh’).

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

Similar surnames: Manley, Maxey, Money, Mabey, Meaney, Baney, Aney, Haney, Yaney, Manes

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You can see how Maney families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Maney family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Maney families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 39 Maney families living in Ontario. This was about 51% of all the recorded Maney's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Maney families in 1911.
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What did your Maney ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Maney. 58% of Maney 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
  • Cultivateur
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Maney. 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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There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Maney. For the veterans among your Maney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Maney lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Maney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Maney in 1944 was 23, and 74 in 2004.

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