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Graney Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Raighne ‘son of Raighne’, a pet form of Raghnall. MacLysaght describes this as a north Ulster name which is sometimes changed to Grant. Possibly a respelling of Swiss German Gräni, of unexplained origin.

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


Similar surnames: Greaney, Craney, Glancy, Graley, Franey, Gray, Arney, Graven, Rabey

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Graney Family Origin

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Graney Family Occupations

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  • Hawker

    16%
  • Labourer

    10%
  • Dock Laborer

    6%
  • Bricklayers "Lab"

    3%

In 1881, Hawker, Labourer and Dock Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Graney. The most common Graney occupation in the UK was Hawker. 16% of Graney's were Hawkers. A less common occupation for the Graney family was Bricklayers "Lab".

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Graney Historical Records

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Graney Life Expectancy

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