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Kuney Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Kühne, variant of Kühn (see Kuehn).

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


Similar surnames: Kaney, Kutney, Kunesh, Arney, Key, Erney, Kunes, Budney, Kunc, Kunin

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Where is the Kuney family from?

You can see how Kuney families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kuney family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Kuney families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 7 Kuney families living in Connecticut. This was about 41% of all the recorded Kuney's in USA. Connecticut had the highest population of Kuney families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kuney surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kuney ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kuney. 23% of Kuney men worked as a Farmer and 23% of Kuney women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kuney were Manager and Housework. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    23%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Manager
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    23%
  • Teacher
    19%
  • Housekeeper
    19%
  • Housework
    12%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Kuney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kuney census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 302 immigration records available for the last name Kuney. 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 Cards

There are 618 military records available for the last name Kuney. For the veterans among your Kuney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kuney lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Kuney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kuney in 1957 was 72, and 92 in 2004.

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