Drooney Family History

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Drooney Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Rooney, Droney, Dooney, Dolney, Downey, Dorney, Rodney, Drone, Looney

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Drooney Family Origin

Where is the Drooney family from?

Drooney Family Occupations

What did your Drooney ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Drooney occupation in the USA was Laborer. 75% of Drooney's were Laborers. Laborer and Stone Mason were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Drooney.

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  • Laborer

  • Stone Mason


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

Drooney Historical Records

What Drooney family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 166 census records available for the last name Drooney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Drooney 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 33 immigration records available for the last name Drooney. 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 41 military records available for the last name Drooney. For the veterans among your Drooney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Drooney Life Expectancy

What is the average Drooney lifespan?

Between 1967 and 1987, in the United States, Drooney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Drooney in 1967 was 97, and 101 in 1987.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Drooney

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Drooney 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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