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Marney Family History

Marney Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Marigni in La Manche, so called from the Gallo-Roman personal name Marinius + the locative suffix -acum.

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


Similar surnames: Varney, Farney, Tawney, Darney, Marcey, Marley, Barney, Mauney, Arney

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Where is the Marney family from?

You can see how Marney families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Marney family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Marney families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there were 5 Marney families living in Tennessee. This was about 28% of all the recorded Marney's in the USA. Tennessee had the highest population of Marney families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Marney surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Marney ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Marney. 21% of Marney men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Marney women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Marney were Clerk and Clerk.

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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
    21%
  • Farmer
    18%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Clerk
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    15%
  • Cook
    13%
  • Housekeeper
    11%
  • Clerk
    11%
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Census Records

There are 20,000 census records available for the last name Marney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Marney 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 Marney. 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 Marney. For the veterans among your Marney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Marney lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Marney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Marney in 1948 was 55, and 83 in 2004.

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