Ankney Family History

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Ankney Name Meaning

Swiss German: altered form of Ankner, an occupational name for a dairyman who made and sold butter, from Swiss German anke ‘butter’, ankenen ‘to make butter’.

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


Similar surnames: Anker, Annen, Ankeney, Arney, Nanney, Mankey, Pankey, Antley, Bankey

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Ankney Family Origin

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Ankney Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    65%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Cropper

    3%
  • Farms

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Cropper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ankney. The most common Ankney occupation in the USA was Farmer. 65% of Ankney's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ankney family was Farms.

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Ankney Historical Records

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Ankney Life Expectancy

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