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Kenney Family History

Kenney Name Meaning
Irish and Scottish: see Kenny.

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

862,841 Historical Documents with Kenney on Ancestry.com
235,926 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
38,767 Military Records
23,993 Immigration Records
202,635 Census and Voter Lists
361,520 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Kenney Families

  • Number of Kenney families
     493 - 983
     165 - 492
     1 - 164
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Kenney families
     153 - 304
     52 - 152
     1 - 51
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Kenney families
     37 - 72
     13 - 36
     1 - 12
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Kenney census records

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Kenney 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 Kenney families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Kenney Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Kenney

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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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Kenney Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Kenney census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Kenney ancestors, such as occupation.

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Kenney Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

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