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Haney Family History

Haney Name Meaning
English and Scottish: probably a variant of Hanney.Scottish or Irish: reduced form of McHaney.Americanized spelling of Norwegian Hanøy, a habitational name from any of four farmsteads so named, from Old Norse haðna ‘young nanny-goat’ or hani ‘cock’ (probably indicating a crag or mountain resembling a cock’s comb in shape) + øy ‘island’.Jewish (American): Americanized form of various like-sounding Ashkenazic Jewish names.

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

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164,373 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
29,234 Military Records
6,460 Immigration Records
126,175 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Haney Families

  • Number of Haney families
     232 - 462
     78 - 231
     1 - 77
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Haney families
     56 - 110
     19 - 55
     1 - 18
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Haney families
     17 - 31
     6 - 16
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Haney Family Origin

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Haney Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Haney

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Haney Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Haney Civil War Service Records

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