Baney Family History

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Baney Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English bani ‘bony’, from Old English ban ‘bone’. Compare Bain 2. Americanized spelling of south German and Swiss Bä(h)ni, from a pet form of the personal name Bernhard.

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

Similar surnames: Barney, Yaney, Haney, Bane, Baker, Janey, Banes, Basel, Aney, Babey

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Baney Family Origin

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Baney Family Occupations

What did your Baney ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Baney occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Baney's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Baney. A less common occupation for the Baney family was Butcher.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Butcher


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

Baney Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Baney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Baney census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

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

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Baney Life Expectancy

What is the average Baney lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Baney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Baney in 1946 was 42, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Baney

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Baney 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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