Loughney Family History

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Loughney Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of Mulloughney, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maolfhachtna (‘devotee of St. Fachtna’), a Tipperary surname usually assimilated to Moloney (see Maloney); or of O’Loughney, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Lachtna, from lachtna ‘gray’.

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

Similar surnames: Loughrey, Haughney, Lough, Caughey, Loughnane, Loughlin, Lomasney

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Loughney Family Origin

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Loughney Family Occupations

What did your Loughney ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Boatman, Miner and At Home were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Loughney. A less common occupation for the Loughney family was Coal Miner. The most common Loughney occupation in the USA was Boatman. 20% of Loughney's were Boatmans.

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  • Boatman

  • Miner

  • At Home

  • Coal Miner


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

Loughney Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Loughney Life Expectancy

What is the average Loughney lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Loughney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Loughney in 1954 was 48, and 97 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Loughney

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Loughney 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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