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Clenney Family History

Clenney Name Meaning

Scottish or Irish: shortened form of McClenney .

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


Similar surnames: Clennon, Lenney, Lunney, Glenny, Cloney, Glenney, Cluney, Clooney

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Where is the Clenney family from?

You can see how Clenney families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Clenney family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Clenney families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 33 Clenney families living in Tennessee. This was about 67% of all the recorded Clenney's in USA. Tennessee had the highest population of Clenney families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Clenney surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Clenney ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Clenney. 35% of Clenney men worked as a Farmer and 60% of Clenney women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Clenney were Carpenter and Farmer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    35%
  • Laborer
    26%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Carpenter
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    60%
  • Farmer
    40%
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What Clenney family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Clenney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Clenney census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 110 immigration records available for the last name Clenney. 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 Cards

There are 443 military records available for the last name Clenney. For the veterans among your Clenney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Clenney lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Clenney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Clenney in 1957 was 27, and 74 in 2004.

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