Gedney Family History

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Gedney Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Lincolnshire, probably so named from an Old English personal name G?da or Gydda (genitive -n) + eg ‘island’.

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

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Gedney Family Origin

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Gedney Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    16%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Grocer

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gedney family was Grocer. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gedney. The most common Gedney occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Gedney's were Farmers.

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Gedney Historical Records

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Gedney Life Expectancy

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