Cagney Family History

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Cagney Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Caingnigh ‘descendant of Caingneach’, a personal name meaning ‘pleader’ or a byname for a contentious person.

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


Similar surnames: Carney, Agnew, Heagney, Canny, Cavey, Craney, Calvey, Janey, Nanney

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Cagney Family Origin

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Cagney Family Occupations

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

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  • Laborer

    21%
  • Teamster

    15%
  • Farmer

    12%
  • Clerk In Store

    6%

In 1880, the most common Cagney occupation in the USA was Laborer. 21% of Cagney's were Laborers. Laborer, Teamster and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cagney. A less common occupation for the Cagney family was Clerk In Store.

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Cagney Historical Records

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Cagney Life Expectancy

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