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Corney Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Cumbria and Hertfordshire named Corney, from Old English corn ‘grain’ or corn, a metathesized form of cron, cran ‘crane’ + eg ‘island’. It seems possible, from the distribution of early forms, that it may also derive from a lost place in Lancashire.

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


Similar surnames: Corley, Torney, Dorney, Cerney, Corn, Corner, Horney, Coney, Olney

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Corney Family Origin

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Corney Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    6%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Carpenter

    2%
  • Labourer

    2%

In 1881, the most common Corney occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 6% of Corney's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Corney. A less common occupation for the Corney family was Labourer.

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Corney Historical Records

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Corney Life Expectancy

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