Heagney Family History

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Heagney Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of O’Heagney, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hÉignigh, ‘descendant of Éigneach’, a byname meaning ‘forceful’. The surname has often been simplified as Ó hÉinigh and Anglicized as Heaney or Bird, the latter because of the similarity to éan ‘bird’.

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


Similar surnames: Heaney, Kearney, Cagney, Heavey, Harney, Devaney, Hanley, Meaney

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Heagney Family Origin

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Heagney Family Occupations

What did your Heagney ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Builders Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Heagney. 8% of Heagney men worked as a Builders Labourer and 27% of Heagney women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Heagney were Coke Worker and clerk Uab

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Builders Labourer
    8%
  • Builders Labourer (heavy Worker)
    8%
  • Builders Labourer H W
    8%
  • Coke Worker
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    27%
  • Housekeeper
    20%
  • Licensee Public House
    14%
  • clerk Uab
    7%

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

Heagney Historical Records

What Heagney family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Heagney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heagney 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 816 immigration records available for the last name Heagney. 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 557 military records available for the last name Heagney. For the veterans among your Heagney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heagney Life Expectancy

What is the average Heagney lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Heagney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Heagney in 1962 was 63, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heagney

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heagney 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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