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Cooney Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cuana ‘descendant of Cuana’, a personal name either based on cú ‘hound’ or derived from cuanna ‘elegant’, ‘comely’.

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


Similar surnames: Cloney, Looney, Mooney, Cooley, Clooney, Rooney, Croney, Toomey

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Cooney Family Origin

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Cooney Family Occupations

What did your Cooney ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Cooney family was Keeps House. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cooney. The most common Cooney occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Cooney's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Keeps House

    2%

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Cooney Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Cooney ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Cooney Life Expectancy

What is the average Cooney lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, Cooney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Cooney in 1944 was 42, and 73 in 2004.

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