Charney Family History

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Charney Name Meaning

French: topographic name from a derivative of charne, a dialect variant of Old French charme ‘hornbeam’, ‘witch elm’. Americanized spelling of Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic) Czarny.

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

Similar surnames: Cherny, Churney, Cherney, Charley, Chaney, Carne, Charnley, Chorney

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Charney Family Origin

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Charney Family Occupations

What did your Charney ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Charney. 11% of Charney men worked as a Laborer and 7% of Charney women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Charney were Clerk and Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Miner
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Clerk
  • Saleslady
  • Laborer

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

Charney Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Charney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Charney 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 Charney. 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 Charney. For the veterans among your Charney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Charney Life Expectancy

What is the average Charney lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Charney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Charney in 1953 was 49, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Charney 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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