Hiney Family History

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Hiney Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hEidhnigh ‘descendant of Eidneach’ or Ó hAdhnaigh ‘descendant of Adhnach’.

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


Similar surnames: Hines, Hanley, Hinsey, Hainey, Haney, Heney, Hisey, Tinkey, Hafey

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Hiney Family Origin

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Hiney Family Occupations

What did your Hiney ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hiney occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Hiney's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hiney. A less common occupation for the Hiney family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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

Hiney Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hiney Life Expectancy

What is the average Hiney lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Hiney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Hiney in 1957 was 32, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hiney

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hiney 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.

Famous Hiney Family

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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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