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Hurney Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of a Gaelic name, possibly Ó hUrnaidhe ‘descendant of Urnaidhe’, though MacLysaght considers this to be doubtful.

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


Similar surnames: Harney, Hurley, Burney, Murley, Harley, Hulvey, Tunney, Hussey

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Hurney Family Origin

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Hurney Family Occupations

What did your Hurney ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Brick Mason, Laborer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hurney. The most common Hurney occupation in the USA was Brick Mason. 21% of Hurney's were Brick Masons. A less common occupation for the Hurney family was Foreman In Shoe & Boot Fact..

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  • Brick Mason

    21%
  • Laborer

    21%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Foreman In Shoe & Boot Fact.

    7%

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

Hurney Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hurney Life Expectancy

What is the average Hurney lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Hurney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Hurney in 1954 was 46, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hurney

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hurney 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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