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Turney Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from places in northern France called Tournai (Orne), Tournay (Calvados), or Tourny (Eure), all named with the pre-Roman personal name Turnus (probably meaning ‘height’, ‘eminence’) + the locative suffix -acum.

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

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Turney Family Origin

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Turney Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    2%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Turney. A less common occupation for the Turney family was Farm Laborer. The most common Turney occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Turney's were Farmers.

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Turney Life Expectancy

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