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Carney Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Catharnaigh ‘descendant of Catharnach’, a byname meaning ‘warlike’. Irish: reduced form of McCarney. Irish: variant of Cairney. Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cearnaigh ‘descendant of Cearnach’. Compare Kearney.

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


Similar surnames: Carey, Cagney, Harney, Cairney, Carley, Karney, Carvey, Larney

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Carney Family Origin

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Carney Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    8%
  • Housekeeper

    3%
  • Coal Miner

    2%
  • Bricklayer

    2%

In 1881, Labourer, Housekeeper and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Carney. A less common occupation for the Carney family was Bricklayer. The most common Carney occupation in the UK was Labourer. 8% of Carney's were Labourers.

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Carney Historical Records

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Carney Life Expectancy

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