Hainey Family History

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Hainey Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Heaney. Americanized form of German or Dutch Heine.

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

Similar surnames: Heiney, Haney, Haines, Harney, Hainley, Haine, Hiney, Gainey, Rainey

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Hainey Family Origin

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Hainey Family Occupations

What did your Hainey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hainey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Hainey's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hainey. A less common occupation for the Hainey family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Carpenter


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Hainey ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Hainey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Hainey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hainey 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 609 immigration records available for the last name Hainey. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Hainey. For the veterans among your Hainey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hainey Life Expectancy

What is the average Hainey lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Hainey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Hainey in 1943 was 25, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hainey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hainey 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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