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Beaney Name Meaning

English: variant of English Benney or Scottish Bennie . Compare Beeney .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Heaney, Baney, Reaney, Teaney, Blaney, Keaney, Berney, Beaner, Benney

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Where is the Beaney family from?

You can see how Beaney families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Beaney family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Beaney families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there was 1 Beaney family living in Connecticut. This was about 50% of all the recorded Beaney's in USA. Connecticut and 1 other state had the highest population of Beaney families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Beaney surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Beaney ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Beaney. 25% of Beaney men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Beaney women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Beaney were Farmer and Housekeeper. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    25%
  • Truck Driver
    18%
  • Farm Hand
    11%
  • Farmer
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    34%
  • Family Worker
    23%
  • Singing
    23%
  • Housekeeper
    23%
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Census Records

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Beaney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Beaney census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 780 immigration records available for the last name Beaney. 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 Cards

There are 986 military records available for the last name Beaney. For the veterans among your Beaney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Beaney lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2003, in the United States, Beaney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Beaney in 1959 was 62, and 75 in 2003.

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