Delaney Family History

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Delaney Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): habitational name for someone from any of various minor places in northern France named from Old French aunaie ‘alder grove’. Irish: Anglicized form, influenced by the Norman name, of Gaelic Ó Dubhshláine ‘descendant of Dubhshláine’, a personal name composed of the elements dubh ‘black’ + slán ‘challenge’, ‘defiance’. MacLysaght, however, suggests that this element may be from the Sláinge river.

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


Similar surnames: Devaney, Deloney, Delancey, Delanoy, Delane, Dolney, Heaney, Delage

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Delaney Family Origin

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Delaney Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    8%
  • Charwoman

    3%
  • Laundress

    3%
  • Tailor

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Delaney family was Tailor. The most common Delaney occupation in the UK was Labourer. 8% of Delaney's were Labourers. Labourer, Charwoman and Laundress were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Delaney.

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