Kaney Family History

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Kaney Name Meaning

Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Köhner (see Kuehner) or of König (see Koenig).

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

Similar surnames: Kaner, Yaney, Kane, Kaley, Baney, Kuney, Keaney, Kasey, Haney, Kagey

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Kaney Family Origin

Where is the Kaney family from?

Kaney Family Occupations

What did your Kaney ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kaney family was Butcher. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kaney. The most common Kaney occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Kaney's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Butcher


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

Kaney Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Kaney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kaney 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 754 immigration records available for the last name Kaney. 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 802 military records available for the last name Kaney. For the veterans among your Kaney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kaney Life Expectancy

What is the average Kaney lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Kaney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Kaney in 1962 was 66, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kaney

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kaney 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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