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Chorney Family History

Chorney Name Meaning
Ukrainian and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for someone with dark skin or dark hair, from Ukrainian chornyj ‘black’.

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

10,065 Historical Documents with Chorney on Ancestry.com
2,702 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
360 Military Records
357 Immigration Records
4,947 Census and Voter Lists
1,699 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Chorney Families

  • Number of Chorney families
     6 - 9
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Chorney families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Chorney last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Chorney census records

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Chorney Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Chorney families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Chorney Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Chorney families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Chorney

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Chorney Family Occupations

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

Military Service by Chorney

Did the Chorneys fight for the North or the South? Or not at all? Military records can tell you a lot about your ancestors including birthplace, occupation, and even physical descriptions.

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