William Jackson Radney
Found 10 Records, 10 Photos and 8,321 Family Trees
Ready to discover your family story?
Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.
Surname meaning for "Radney"
Of uncertain origin. Perhaps an altered spelling of Hungarian, a habitational name for someone from a place called Radna in Transylvania, or even of German , an occupational name for a councilman, from Sorbian. There are a few occurrences of the surname in England, and it could perhaps be a habitational name from Radnage in Buckinghamshire, named from Old English read ‘red’ + ?c, dative of ac ‘oak’. Early spellings of the place name include Radeneghe (1241, 1262) alongside the more usual Radenache.