Stoney Family History

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Stoney Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Stanney in Cheshire, named with Old English stan ‘stone’, ‘rock’ + eg ‘island’.

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

Similar surnames: Stone, Stokey, Sidney, Stoner, Stanley, Storey, Stene, Staley, Stones

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Stoney Family Origin

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Stoney Family Occupations

What did your Stoney ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Stoney occupation in the UK was Farmer. 5% of Stoney's were Farmers. Farmer, Labourer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stoney. A less common occupation for the Stoney family was Annuitant.

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  • Farmer

  • Labourer

  • Butcher

  • Annuitant


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Stoney ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Stoney Historical Records

What Stoney family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Stoney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stoney 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Stoney. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Stoney. For the veterans among your Stoney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stoney Life Expectancy

What is the average Stoney lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Stoney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Stoney in 1948 was 41, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stoney

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stoney 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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