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Cheney Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Heney, Henry, Henley, Haney, Heaney, Hendy, Shenoy, Feeney, Honey

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Cheney Family Origin

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Cheney Family Occupations

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

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Cheney Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Cheney ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Cheney Life Expectancy

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cheney 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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