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Tanney Name Meaning

English: unexplained. Northern Irish: unexplained; it could perhaps be from Gaelic tanaidh ‘thin’.

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


Similar surnames: Kanney, Tinney, Tunney, Tansey, Ranney, Manley, Hanley, Janney

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Tanney Family Origin

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Tanney Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Marble Cutter

    6%

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

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Tanney Life Expectancy

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