Cluney Family History

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Cluney Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cluanaigh ‘descendant of Cluanach’ (see Cloney).

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

Similar surnames: Cloney, Clooney, Clune, Cooney, Cagney, Carney, Craney, Croney

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Cluney Family Origin

Where is the Cluney family from?

Cluney Family Occupations

What did your Cluney ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Boiler Maker, Certified Schoolmaster and Dock Lab were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cluney. A less common occupation for the Cluney family was Dressmaker. The most common Cluney occupation in the UK was Boiler Maker. 10% of Cluney's were Boiler Makers.

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  • Boiler Maker

  • Certified Schoolmaster

  • Dock Lab

  • Dressmaker


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

Cluney Historical Records

What Cluney family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Cluney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cluney 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 736 immigration records available for the last name Cluney. 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 556 military records available for the last name Cluney. For the veterans among your Cluney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cluney Life Expectancy

What is the average Cluney lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Cluney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Cluney in 1962 was 57, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cluney

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cluney 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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