Cheaney Family History

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Cheaney Name Meaning

English: variant of Cheney.

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


Similar surnames: Cheyney, Cheney, Chaney, Chesney, Reaney, Healey, Seaney, Heney

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Cheaney Family Origin

Where is the Cheaney family from?

Cheaney Family Occupations

What did your Cheaney ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Cheaney occupation in the UK was Shoe Maker. 29% of Cheaney's were Shoe Makers. A less common occupation for the Cheaney family was Engine Smith(& M). Shoe Maker, Baker and Clicker Boot were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cheaney.

View Census data for Cheaney | Data not to scale

  • Shoe Maker

    29%
  • Baker

    14%
  • Clicker Boot

    14%
  • Engine Smith(& M)

    14%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Cheaney ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Cheaney Historical Records

What Cheaney family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Cheaney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cheaney census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Cheaney

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Cheaney. 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 Cheaney. For the veterans among your Cheaney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cheaney Life Expectancy

What is the average Cheaney lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Cheaney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Cheaney in 1959 was 50, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cheaney

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cheaney 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.

Famous Cheaney Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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