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Toney Family History

Toney Name Meaning

English: from the medieval personal name Ton(e)y, a reduced form of Anthony.

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


Similar surnames: Tovey, Tony, Torney, Toner, Tobey, Honey, Money, Tong, Stoney, Looney

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Where is the Toney family from?

You can see how Toney families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Toney family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Toney families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 27 Toney families living in Virginia. This was about 23% of all the recorded Toney's in the USA. Virginia had the highest population of Toney families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Toney surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Toney ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Toney. 23% of Toney men worked as a Farmer and 9% of Toney women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Toney were Farm Laborer and Housework.

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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

  • Farmer
    23%
  • Laborer
    22%
  • Miner
    4%
  • Farm Laborer
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    9%
  • Laborer
    7%
  • Cook
    7%
  • Housework
    7%
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Census Records

There are 44,000 census records available for the last name Toney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Toney 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 Toney. 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 11,000 military records available for the last name Toney. For the veterans among your Toney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Toney lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Toney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Toney in 1943 was 34, and 73 in 2004.

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