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Farney Name Meaning

English and Scottish: of uncertain origin; perhaps a topographic name from Middle English fern ‘fern’ + heye ‘enclosure’, or possibly a habitational name from a minor place so named. Compare Forney, Furney. Variant of German Farner.

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


Similar surnames: Forney, Furney, Darney, Farnes, Marney, Farley, Arney, Barney, Varney

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Farney Family Origin

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Farney Family Occupations

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  • Assurance Agent

    10%
  • Bootmaker Employing 7 Men 1 Women & 1 Boy

    10%
  • Dealer (Genl)

    10%
  • Domestic Servant

    10%

In 1881, the most common Farney occupation in the UK was Assurance Agent. 10% of Farney's were Assurance Agents. A less common occupation for the Farney family was Domestic Servant. Assurance Agent, Bootmaker Employing 7 Men 1 Women & 1 Boy and Dealer (Genl) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Farney.

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Farney Historical Records

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Farney Life Expectancy

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