Chorney Family History

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Chorney Name Meaning

Ukrainian and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for someone with dark skin or dark hair, from Ukrainian chornyj ‘black’.

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


Similar surnames: Cherney, Cherner, Cherny, Charney, Churney, Horner, Cherne, Coney

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Chorney Family Origin

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Chorney Family Occupations

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

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Chorney Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

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

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Chorney Life Expectancy

What is the average Chorney lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Chorney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Chorney in 1951 was 66, and 86 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chorney 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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