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Turney Family History

Turney Name Meaning
English (of Norman origin): habitational name from places in northern France called Tournai (Orne), Tournay (Calvados), or Tourny (Eure), all named with the pre-Roman personal name Turnus (probably meaning ‘height’, ‘eminence’) + the locative suffix -acum.

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

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63,983 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
8,961 Military Records
7,452 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Turney Families

  • Number of Turney families
     78 - 153
     27 - 77
     1 - 26
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Turney families
     151 - 299
     51 - 150
     1 - 50
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Turney families
     11 - 19
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Turney Family Origin

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Turney Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Turney

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Turney Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Turney census records

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Turney Civil War Service Records

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