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Droney Name Meaning

Irish (especially eastern County Clare): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dróna ‘descendant of Dróna’, an unexplained personal name.

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


Similar surnames: Croney, Downey, Looney, Cooney, Mooney, Moroney, Dronet, Rooney

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Droney Family Origin

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Droney Family Occupations

What did your Droney ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Droney. 10% of Droney men worked as a Laborer and 8% of Droney women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Droney were Attendant and Operator

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    10%
  • Clerk
    7%
  • Salesman
    4%
  • Attendant
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    8%
  • Clerk
    6%
  • Maid
    6%
  • Operator
    6%

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

Droney Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Droney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Droney census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 671 immigration records available for the last name Droney. 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 Card

There are 452 military records available for the last name Droney. For the veterans among your Droney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Droney Life Expectancy

What is the average Droney lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Droney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Droney in 1959 was 57, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Droney ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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