Arney Name Meaning

Americanized form of the Scandinavian and North German surname Arne or of some other name with arn ‘eagle’ as a first element. Perhaps an altered form of Norwegian Arnøy, a habitational name from any of a number of farmsteads named for the islands on which they stand; the original derivation of such names being either from the Old Norse personal name Arni, or from {o,}rn ‘eagle’ + øy ‘island’.

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


Similar surnames: Arne, Adney, Barney, Darney, Abney, Carey, Farney, Arner, Marney

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Arney Family Origin

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Arney Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    63%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Laborer

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Arney family was Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Arney. The most common Arney occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Arney's were Farmers.

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Between 1946 and 2004, Arney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Arney in 1946 was 33, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Arney

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