Gainey Family History

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Gainey Name Meaning

Irish (mainly Connacht): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Geigheannaigh ‘descendant of Géibheannach’ or Mac Géibheannaigh ‘son of Géibheannach’, a byname meaning ‘fettered’.

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


Similar surnames: Guiney, Carney, Rainey, Cagney, Baines, Gaines, Hainey, Larney

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Gainey Family Origin

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Gainey Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    23%
  • (Pensioner)

    3%
  • Boiler Maker

    3%
  • Butcher

    3%

In 1881, the most common Gainey occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 23% of Gainey's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, (Pensioner) and Boiler Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gainey. A less common occupation for the Gainey family was Butcher.

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Gainey Historical Records

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Gainey Life Expectancy

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