Hurney Family History

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Hurney Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of a Gaelic name, possibly Ó hUrnaidhe ‘descendant of Urnaidhe’, though MacLysaght considers this to be doubtful.

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


Similar surnames: Harney, Hurley, Burney, Murley, Harley, Hulvey, Tunney, Hussey

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Hurney Family Origin

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Hurney Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    14%
  • Hawker (N K)

    14%
  • Lightning Conductor Fixer (Tel App Mkr)

    14%
  • Masons Labourer

    14%

In 1881, Carpenter, Hawker (N K) and Lightning Conductor Fixer (Tel App Mkr) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hurney. A less common occupation for the Hurney family was Masons Labourer. The most common Hurney occupation in the UK was Carpenter. 14% of Hurney's were Carpenters.

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Hurney Historical Records

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Hurney Life Expectancy

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