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Croney Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: apparently a shortened Anglicized form of an unrecorded Gaelic name Mac Ruanaidh ‘son of Ruanadh’ a personal name from Gaelic ruanaidh ‘strong man champion’. The initial C comes from the final consonant of mac. Compare Rooney . English: possibly a variant of Crowner ‘coroner’ once a Sussex name with the final syllable pronounced -ey. Alternatively it might be a variant of Corney with the medial -r- metathesized.

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


Similar surnames: Craney, Crone, Cloney, Droney, Cooney, Convey, Carney, Crowley, Roney

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Where is the Croney family from?

You can see how Croney families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Croney family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Croney families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 2 Croney families living in Alabama. This was about 15% of all the recorded Croney's in USA. Alabama and 3 other states had the highest population of Croney families in 1840.
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What did your Croney ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Croney. 29% of Croney men worked as a Farmer and 27% of Croney women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Croney were Salesman and Waitress. .

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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
    29%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Operator
    9%
  • Salesman
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    27%
  • Housewife
    20%
  • Maid
    16%
  • Waitress
    16%
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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Croney. 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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There are 875 military records available for the last name Croney. For the veterans among your Croney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Croney lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Croney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Croney in 1964 was 72, and 68 in 2004.

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