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Cheney Name Meaning

English: variant of Chesney. French: habitational name from a place in Yonne, which takes its name from a Romano-Gallic estate, Caniacum ‘estate of a man named Canius’, from the Roman personal name + the locative suffix -acum.

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

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Cheney Family Origin

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Cheney Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    6%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Farm Labourer

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Cheney family was Labourer. The most common Cheney occupation in the UK was Farmer. 6% of Cheney's were Farmers. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Farm Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cheney.

Source: Census data for Cheney | Data not to scale

Cheney Historical Records

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Cheney Life Expectancy

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