Feeney Family History

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Feeney Name Meaning

reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Fiannaidhe ‘descendant of Fiannaidhe’, a byname meaning ‘warrior’, ‘champion’ (from fian ‘army’). shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Fidhne ‘descendant of Fidhne’, a personal name probably derived from fiodh ‘wood’.

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


Similar surnames: Feeley, Heaney, Deeney, Keeley, Geenen, Deeley, Berney, Cerney

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Feeney Family Origin

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Feeney Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    9%
  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Bricklayers Laborer

    2%
  • Dock Labourer

    2%

In 1881, the most common Feeney occupation in the UK was Labourer. 9% of Feeney's were Labourers. Labourer, Coal Miner and Bricklayers Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Feeney. A less common occupation for the Feeney family was Dock Labourer.

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Feeney Historical Records

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Feeney Life Expectancy

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