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Verney Name Meaning

English: variant of Varney .

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

Similar surnames: Verley, Berney, Veney, Verner, Cerney, Varney, Verwey, Kerney, Verne

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Where is the Verney family from?

You can see how Verney families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Verney family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Verney families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 2 Verney families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 29% of all the recorded Verney's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Verney families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Verney surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Verney ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Verney. 16% of Verney men worked as a Farmer and 30% of Verney women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Verney were Carpenter and Un. .

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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
  • Laborer
  • Truck Driver
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Housewife
  • Slimer
  • Un
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Census Records

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Verney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Verney 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 Verney. 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 965 military records available for the last name Verney. For the veterans among your Verney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Verney lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Verney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Verney in 1966 was 67, and 69 in 2004.

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