Kenney Family History

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Kenney Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: see Kenny.

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


Similar surnames: Kennedy, Kanney, Keaney, Lenney, Kenny, Kennen, Reney, Kerney, Kenley

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Kenney Family Origin

Where is the Kenney family from?

Kenney Family Occupations

What did your Kenney ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kenney family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kenney. The most common Kenney occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Kenney's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    2%

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

Kenney Historical Records

What Kenney family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kenney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kenney 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 Kenney

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Kenney. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Kenney. For the veterans among your Kenney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kenney Life Expectancy

What is the average Kenney lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Kenney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Kenney in 1941 was 44, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kenney

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kenney 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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