Cairney Family History

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Cairney Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Ceithearnaigh ‘descendant of the foot soldier (Gaelic ceithearnach)’.

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


Similar surnames: Carney, Carey, Cagney, Gainey, Harney, Rainey, Carley, Karney, Hainey

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Cairney Family Origin

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Cairney Family Occupations

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  • Keeping House

    100%

In 1880, the most common Cairney occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 100% of Cairney's were Keeping Houses.

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Cairney Historical Records

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Cairney Life Expectancy

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Famous Cairney Family

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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)

Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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