Ankney Family History

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Ankney Name Meaning

Swiss German: altered form of Ankner, an occupational name for a dairyman who made and sold butter, from Swiss German anke ‘butter’, ankenen ‘to make butter’.

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


Similar surnames: Anker, Annen, Ankeney, Arney, Nanney, Mankey, Pankey, Antley, Bankey

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Ankney Family Origin

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Ankney Family Occupations

What did your Ankney ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Cropper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ankney. The most common Ankney occupation in the USA was Farmer. 65% of Ankney's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ankney family was Farms.

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  • Farmer

    65%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Cropper

    3%
  • Farms

    3%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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Ankney Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ankney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ankney 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Ankney. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, 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 Ankney. For the veterans among your Ankney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ankney Life Expectancy

What is the average Ankney lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Ankney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Ankney in 1947 was 47, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ankney

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ankney 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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