Haughney Family History

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Haughney Name Meaning

Irish: shortened form of McHaughney, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Fhachtna, a patronymic from the personal name Fachtna, meaning ‘malicious’, ‘hostile’.

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

Similar surnames: Haughey, Loughney, Caughey, Naugher, Haughton, Haughn, Cagney

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Haughney Family Origin

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Haughney Family Occupations

What did your Haughney ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Haughney occupation in the USA was Miner. 25% of Haughney's were Miners. A less common occupation for the Haughney family was Keeping House. Miner, Carpenter and Fireman-Engine were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Haughney.

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  • Miner

  • Carpenter

  • Fireman-Engine

  • Keeping House


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

Haughney Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Haughney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Haughney 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 512 immigration records available for the last name Haughney. 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 461 military records available for the last name Haughney. For the veterans among your Haughney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Haughney Life Expectancy

What is the average Haughney lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Haughney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Haughney in 1959 was 54, and 53 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Haughney

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Haughney 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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