Phinney Family History

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Phinney Name Meaning

English: altered spelling of Finney.

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


Similar surnames: Pinney, Finney, Penney, Pinkney, Hanny, Hanney, Whitney, Prinkey

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Phinney Family Origin

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Phinney Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Sailor

    5%
  • Attends School

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1881, the most common Phinney occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Phinney's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Phinney family was Carpenter. Farmer, Sailor and Attends School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Phinney.

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Phinney Historical Records

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Phinney Life Expectancy

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