Haney Family History
Haney Name Meaning
Scottish or Irish: perhaps a variant of Irish Heaney . Americanized form of Norwegian Hanøy a habitational name from any of the four farmsteads so named from Old Norse hathna ‘young nanny-goat’ or hani ‘cock’ (probably indicating a crag or mountain resembling a cock's comb in shape) + øy ‘island’. Americanized form of any of several like-sounding Jewish surnames.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022