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Cuny Family History

Cuny Name Meaning

English: unexplained. French (Lorraine): according to Morlet, an Alemannic variant of Kühni (see Kuehn). Perhaps also in some cases an Americanized form of German Kühne (see Kuehn).

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

Similar surnames: Kuney, Cush, Cundy, Cumby, Punt, Mun, Jun, Kunc, Pund, Muns

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Where is the Cuny family from?

You can see how Cuny families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cuny family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Cuny families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 4 Cuny families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 44% of all the recorded Cuny's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Cuny families in 1840.
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What did your Cuny ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Cuny. 100% of Cuny women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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.

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Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

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

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What is the average Cuny lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Cuny life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Cuny in 1961 was 33, and 63 in 2004.

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