Reaney Family History

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Reaney Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: variant of Rainey. English (Sheffield): habitational name from Ranah Stones in Thurlstone, South Yorkshire, named with Old Norse hrafn ‘raven’ + haugr ‘hill’.

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

Similar surnames: Raney, Reney, Seaney, Romney, Keaney, Ready, Draney, Teaney, Penney

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Reaney Family Origin

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Reaney Family Occupations

What did your Reaney ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpet Weaver and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reaney. A less common occupation for the Reaney family was Machinist. The most common Reaney occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Reaney's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpet Weaver

  • Keeping House

  • Machinist


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

Reaney Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Reaney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reaney 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Reaney. 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 Reaney. For the veterans among your Reaney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Reaney Life Expectancy

What is the average Reaney lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Reaney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Reaney in 1950 was 64, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Reaney

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Reaney 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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