Kidney Family History

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Kidney Name Meaning

Irish: from a mistranslation of Gaelic Ó Dubháin ‘descendant of Dubhán’, a byname from a diminutive of dubh ‘black’ (see Devine). This was confused with the Gaelic word dubhán ‘kidney’, which is in fact a derivative of dubh ‘black’.

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


Similar surnames: Birney, Tinney, Keaney, Kindley, Kinner, Binney, Kilner, Kerney

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Kidney Family Origin

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Kidney Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    6%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Brickmaker

    3%

In 1881, Farmer, Labourer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kidney. A less common occupation for the Kidney family was Brickmaker. The most common Kidney occupation in the UK was Farmer. 6% of Kidney's were Farmers.

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Kidney Historical Records

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Kidney Life Expectancy

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