Cagney Family History

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Cagney Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Caingnigh ‘descendant of Caingneach’, a personal name meaning ‘pleader’ or a byname for a contentious person.

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


Similar surnames: Carney, Agnew, Heagney, Canny, Cavey, Craney, Calvey, Janey, Nanney

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Cagney Family Origin

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Cagney Family Occupations

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  • Bricklayer Lab

    20%
  • Builders Labourer

    20%
  • Grocer

    20%
  • Lab

    20%

In 1881, the most common Cagney occupation in the UK was Bricklayer Lab. 20% of Cagney's were Bricklayer Labs. A less common occupation for the Cagney family was Lab. Bricklayer Lab, Builders Labourer and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cagney.

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Cagney Historical Records

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Cagney Life Expectancy

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