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Mcnaney Name Meaning

Irish: variant of McEnaney or of the less common surname McNanany. The latter is an Anglicization of Gaelic Mac Conaonaigh, a patronymic from Cú Aonaigh ‘hound of the fair’.

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

Similar surnames: Mcenaney, Mchaney, Mcnamee, Mccraney, Mclaney, Mcraney, Mcnay, Manary

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Where is the Mcnaney family from?

You can see how Mcnaney families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mcnaney family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mcnaney families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 20 Mcnaney families living in Durham. This was about 39% of all the recorded Mcnaney's in United Kingdom. Durham had the highest population of Mcnaney families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mcnaney surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mcnaney ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Mcnaney. 60% of Mcnaney 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
  • Labourer
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mcnaney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcnaney 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 370 immigration records available for the last name Mcnaney. 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 424 military records available for the last name Mcnaney. For the veterans among your Mcnaney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mcnaney lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Mcnaney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Mcnaney in 1946 was 53, and 71 in 2004.

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