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Popney Family History

Popney Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Pooley, Pope, Torney, Dolney, Downey, Dorney, Rodney, Looney, Olney

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Where is the Popney family from?

You can see how Popney families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Popney family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 5 Popney families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 83% of all the recorded Popney's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Popney families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Popney surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Popney ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Popney ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

What Popney family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 112 census records available for the last name Popney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Popney 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 5 immigration records available for the last name Popney. 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 11 military records available for the last name Popney. For the veterans among your Popney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Popney lifespan?

Between 1977 and 1983, in the United States, Popney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Popney in 1977 was 76, and 78 in 1983.

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