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Harney Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAthairne ‘descendant of Athairne’, a personal name from athardha ‘paternal’, which was borne by a famous Old Irish satirist.

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

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Harney Family Origin

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Harney Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    19%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, the most common Harney occupation in the USA was Laborer. 19% of Harney's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Harney. A less common occupation for the Harney family was Farming.

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Harney Historical Records

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Harney Life Expectancy

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