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Darney Name Meaning

English: possibly a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place. French: habitational name from a place so named in Vosges or from Darney-aux-Chênes in the canton of Châtenois. In some cases it may be an altered spelling of the French surname Darné, a habitational name, with the preposition d(e), for someone from Arné in Hautes Pyrénées.

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


Similar surnames: Dorney, Arney, Farney, Dabney, Barney, Darley, Marney, Darsey, Disney

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Darney Family Origin

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Darney Family Occupations

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In 1881, a less common occupation for the Darney family was Elementary School Master. Labourer, Cabinet Maker and Cellarman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Darney. The most common Darney occupation in the UK was Labourer. 10% of Darney's were Labourers.

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  • Labourer

    10%
  • Cabinet Maker

    5%
  • Cellarman

    5%
  • Elementary School Master

    5%

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Darney Historical Records

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Darney Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, Darney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Darney in 1955 was 36, and 76 in 2004.

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