Heagney Family History

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Heagney Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of O’Heagney, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hÉignigh, ‘descendant of Éigneach’, a byname meaning ‘forceful’. The surname has often been simplified as Ó hÉinigh and Anglicized as Heaney or Bird, the latter because of the similarity to éan ‘bird’.

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


Similar surnames: Heaney, Kearney, Cagney, Heavey, Harney, Devaney, Hanley, Meaney

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Heagney Family Origin

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Heagney Family Occupations

What did your Heagney ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Heagney occupation in the USA was Farmer. 75% of Heagney's were Farmers. Farmer and Wheel Wright were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Heagney.

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  • Farmer

    75%
  • Wheel Wright

    25%

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

Heagney Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Heagney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heagney 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Heagney. 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 Heagney. For the veterans among your Heagney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heagney Life Expectancy

What is the average Heagney lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Heagney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Heagney in 1962 was 63, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heagney

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heagney 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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