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Quinney Family History

Quinney Name Meaning

Irish (Ulster): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Coinne ‘descendant of Coinne’ a derivative of the personal name Coinneach. Often Anglicized in Ulster as Quinn . Compare Scottish Kenneth and McKenzie . English: probably a variant of Connie . Manx: shortened form of Gaelic Mac Coinne ‘son of Coinne’; compare 1 above.

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


Similar surnames: Quinley, Quinn, Tunney, Quigley, Lunney, Tinney, Quinlan, Quine

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Where is the Quinney family from?

You can see how Quinney families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Quinney family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Quinney families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 128 Quinney families living in Warwickshire. This was about 27% of all the recorded Quinney's in United Kingdom. Warwickshire had the highest population of Quinney families in 1891.
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What did your Quinney ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Farmer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Quinney. 16% of Quinney men worked as a Farmer and 78% of Quinney women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Quinney were Builders Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Dutie. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Farmer
    16%
  • Gardener
    13%
  • Lorry Driver
    10%
  • Builders Labourer
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    78%
  • Housewife
    5%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    3%
  • Unpaid Domestic Dutie
    3%
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Census Records

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Quinney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Quinney census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 913 immigration records available for the last name Quinney. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Quinney. For the veterans among your Quinney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Quinney lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Quinney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Quinney in 1950 was 34, and 82 in 2004.

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