Coney Family History

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Coney Name Meaning

English: from Middle English cony ‘rabbit’ (a back-formation from conies, from Old French conis, plural of conil), a nickname for someone thought to resemble a rabbit in some way or a metonymic occupational name for a dealer in rabbits or rabbit skins.

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


Similar surnames: Money, Honey, Coley, Corney, Couey, Comer, Coey, Cowey, Corey, Cobey

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Coney Family Origin

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Coney Family Occupations

What did your Coney ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Coney. 4% of Coney men worked as a General Labourer and 52% of Coney women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Coney were Builders Labourer and Private Means

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    4%
  • Farm Labourer
    2%
  • Retired
    2%
  • Builders Labourer
    1%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    52%
  • Housewife
    3%
  • Housekeeper
    2%
  • Private Means
    2%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Coney Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 40,000 census records available for the last name Coney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Coney 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Coney. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Coney. For the veterans among your Coney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Coney Life Expectancy

What is the average Coney lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Coney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Coney in 1949 was 31, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Coney

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