Hartney Family History

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Hartney Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Harney. This name has been confused with Hartnane (which is sometimes an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hIfearnáin (see Heffernan), and sometimes an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hEarnáin ‘descendant of Earnán’, a personal name derived from earna ‘experienced’ or perhaps from iarn ‘iron’).

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

Similar surnames: Hartley, Harney, Harvey, Harty, Carney, Partney, Hurney, Arney

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Hartney Family Origin

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Hartney Family Occupations

What did your Hartney ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hartney family was Keeps House. The most common Hartney occupation in the USA was Laborer. 21% of Hartney's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hartney.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Keeps House


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Hartney Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Hartney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hartney 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hartney. 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 Hartney. For the veterans among your Hartney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hartney Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Hartney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Hartney in 1952 was 41, and 71 in 2004.

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