Gagney Family History

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Gagney Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Cagney, Radney, Haney, Arney, Adney, Agnew, Darney, Bagley, Dabney

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Gagney Family Origin

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Gagney Family Occupations

What did your Gagney ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, school, App Dressmaker and App.Wheelwright were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gagney. A less common occupation for the Gagney family was Appr. Baker. The most common Gagney occupation in Canada was School. 30% of Gagney's were Schools.

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  • School

  • App Dressmaker

  • App.Wheelwright

  • Appr. Baker


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

Gagney Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 379 census records available for the last name Gagney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gagney census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Gagney

Passenger List

There are 64 immigration records available for the last name Gagney. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 21 military records available for the last name Gagney. For the veterans among your Gagney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gagney Life Expectancy

What is the average Gagney lifespan?

Between 1970 and 2002, in the United States, Gagney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Gagney in 1970 was 69, and 88 in 2002.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gagney

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gagney ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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