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Larney Family History

Larney Name Meaning

Reduced form of Irish McLarney.

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


Similar surnames: Karney, Laney, Carney, Earney, Larkey, Harney, Laine, Tarpey, Nanney

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Where is the Larney family from?

You can see how Larney families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Larney family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Larney families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Larney families living in New York. This was about 50% of all the recorded Larney's in USA. New York and 1 other state had the highest population of Larney families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Larney surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Larney ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Larney. 30% of Larney men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Larney women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Larney were Clerk and Stenographer. .

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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

  • Laborer
    30%
  • Farmer
    18%
  • Truck Driver
    9%
  • Clerk
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    13%
  • Teacher
    13%
  • Laundress
    10%
  • Stenographer
    10%
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Larney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Larney 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Larney. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Larney. For the veterans among your Larney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Larney lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Larney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Larney in 1956 was 46, and 78 in 2004.

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