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Glenney Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Glennie .

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


Similar surnames: Lenney, Glenna, Glancey, Glenn, Glenny, Penney, Denney, Clenney

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Where is the Glenney family from?

You can see how Glenney families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Glenney family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Glenney families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 4 Glenney families living in Connecticut. This was 100% of all the recorded Glenney's in USA. Connecticut had the highest population of Glenney families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Glenney surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Glenney ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Glenney. 28% of Glenney men worked as a Laborer and 40% of Glenney women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Glenney were Manager and Secretary. .

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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

  • Laborer
    28%
  • Farmer
    23%
  • Machinist
    17%
  • Manager
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    40%
  • Housekeeper
    20%
  • Housewife
    20%
  • Secretary
    20%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Glenney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Glenney census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 390 immigration records available for the last name Glenney. 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 382 military records available for the last name Glenney. For the veterans among your Glenney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Glenney lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Glenney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Glenney in 1950 was 43, and 85 in 2004.

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