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Disney Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): habitational name, with the preposition d(e), for someone from Isigny in Calvados, France, named from the Romano-Gallic personal name Isinius (a Latinized form of Gaulish Isina) + the locative suffix -acum.

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


Similar surnames: Dabney, Binney, Darney, Downey, Dolney, Gosney, Viney, Sidney, Sisney

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Disney Family Origin

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Disney Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Painter

    4%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Keeping House

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Painter and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Disney. A less common occupation for the Disney family was Keeping House. The most common Disney occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Disney's were Farmers.

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