Furney Family History

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Furney Name Meaning

English: of unknown origin; perhaps a habitational name from an unidentified place. Compare Farney, Forney.

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


Similar surnames: Farney, Forney, Turney, Gurney, Burney, Cerney, Turner, Darney, Furse

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Furney Family Origin

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Furney Family Occupations

What did your Furney ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Furney. 7% of Furney men worked as a Labourer and 40% of Furney women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Furney were Builders Labourer and Ast Boy

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Labourer
    7%
  • Boot Shoe Repairer
    4%
  • Builders General Labourer
    4%
  • Builders Labourer
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    40%
  • Smallware Weaver
    4%
  • Assistant Coffer House
    2%
  • Ast Boy
    2%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Furney Historical Records

What Furney family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Furney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Furney 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 965 immigration records available for the last name Furney. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Furney. For the veterans among your Furney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Furney Life Expectancy

What is the average Furney lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Furney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Furney in 1946 was 21, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Furney

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Furney 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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