Churney Family History

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Churney Name Meaning

Americanized form of Czech Cerný (see Cerny), Polish Czarny, Ukrainian Cernij, or some other Slavic name meaning ‘black’.

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


Similar surnames: Cherney, Cherny, Cherne, Charney, Cerney, Hurney, Chorney, Cherner

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Churney Family Origin

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Churney Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    50%
  • Farmer

    50%

In 1880, Coal Miner and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Churney. The most common Churney occupation in the USA was Coal Miner. 50% of Churney's were Coal Miners.

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Churney Historical Records

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Churney Life Expectancy

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Famous Churney Family

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