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Radney Name Meaning

Of uncertain origin. Perhaps an altered spelling of Hungarian Radnay, a habitational name for someone from a place called Radna in Transylvania, or even of German Radnick, an occupational name for a councilman, from Sorbian. There are a few occurrences of the surname in England, and it could perhaps be a habitational name from Radnage in Buckinghamshire, named from Old English read ‘red’ + ?c, dative of ac ‘oak’. Early spellings of the place name include Radeneghe (1241, 1262) alongside the more usual Radenache.

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


Similar surnames: Radner, Radley, Adney, Bradney, Darney, Rodney, Sidney, Arney, Rampey

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Radney Family Origin

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Radney Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Laboror and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Radney. A less common occupation for the Radney family was Keeping House. The most common Radney occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Radney's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Laboror

    11%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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Radney Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, Radney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Radney in 1952 was 26, and 81 in 2004.

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