Blaney Family History

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Blaney Name Meaning

Irish (of Welsh origin): topographic name from Welsh blaenau, plural of blaen ‘point’, ‘tip’, ‘end’, i.e. uplands, or remote region, or upper reaches of a river.

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


Similar surnames: Delaney, Lane, Blazey, Slaney, Bane, Blamer, Blayney, Laney, Baney

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Blaney Family Origin

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Blaney Family Occupations

What did your Blaney ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Blaney family was Farming. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blaney. The most common Blaney occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Blaney's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farming

    4%

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

Blaney Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Blaney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blaney 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Blaney. 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 Blaney. For the veterans among your Blaney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Blaney Life Expectancy

What is the average Blaney lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Blaney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Blaney in 1948 was 54, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blaney

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Blaney 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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