Heeney Family History

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Heeney Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Heaney.

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


Similar surnames: Heney, Keeney, Seeney, Heiney, Deveney, Feeny, Heyne, Hoener, Penney

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Heeney Family Origin

Where is the Heeney family from?

Heeney Family Occupations

What did your Heeney ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heeney. The most common Heeney occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Heeney's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Heeney family was Boatman.

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  • Farmer

    16%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Boatman

    3%

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

Heeney Historical Records

What Heeney family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Heeney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heeney census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Heeney

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Heeney. 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 Heeney. For the veterans among your Heeney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heeney Life Expectancy

What is the average Heeney lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Heeney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Heeney in 1962 was 72, and 51 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heeney

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heeney 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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