Meaney Family History

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Meaney Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maonaigh (see Mooney).

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

Similar surnames: Maney, Heaney, Teaney, Reavey, Mcenaney, Maxey, Heagney, Keaney

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Meaney Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Meaney name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Meaney. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Ireland & Scotland


  • England & Wales


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Germanic Europe


  • France


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Meaney Family Origin

Where is the Meaney family from?

Meaney Family Occupations

What did your Meaney ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Meaney. A less common occupation for the Meaney family was Policeman. The most common Meaney occupation in the USA was Laborer. 24% of Meaney's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Policeman


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

Meaney Historical Records

What Meaney family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Meaney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Meaney 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Meaney. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Meaney. For the veterans among your Meaney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Meaney Life Expectancy

What is the average Meaney lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Meaney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Meaney in 1951 was 38, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meaney

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Meaney 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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