Lunney Family History

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Lunney Name Meaning

Irish (Ulster): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Luinigh. Compare Looney.

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


Similar surnames: Tunney, Looney, Tinney, Guiney, Munley, Laney, Larney, Clenney

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Lunney Family Origin

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Lunney Family Occupations

What did your Lunney ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Lunney occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Lunney's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Lunney family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lunney.

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Farming

    4%

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

Lunney Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lunney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lunney census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Lunney

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Lunney. 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 Lunney. For the veterans among your Lunney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lunney Life Expectancy

What is the average Lunney lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Lunney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Lunney in 1952 was 48, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lunney

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lunney 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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