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Nooney Family History

Nooney Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Noone.

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


Similar surnames: Dooney, Roney, Cooney, Hooey, Noone, Looney, Moone, Mooney, Coonley

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Where is the Nooney family from?

You can see how Nooney families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nooney family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Nooney families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 10 Nooney families living in Ontario. This was about 50% of all the recorded Nooney's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Nooney families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Nooney surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Nooney ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Nooney. 28% of Nooney men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Nooney women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nooney were Clerk and Saleslady. .

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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
    28%
  • Salesman
    21%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Clerk
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    15%
  • Operator
    12%
  • Housekeeper
    12%
  • Saleslady
    12%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Nooney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nooney 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 704 immigration records available for the last name Nooney. 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 878 military records available for the last name Nooney. For the veterans among your Nooney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Nooney lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Nooney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Nooney in 1953 was 32, and 40 in 2004.

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