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Tanney Name Meaning

English: unexplained. Northern Irish: unexplained; it could perhaps be from Gaelic tanaidh ‘thin’.

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


Similar surnames: Kanney, Tinney, Tunney, Tansey, Ranney, Manley, Hanley, Janney

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Tanney Family Origin

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Tanney Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    50%
  • Joiner

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Tanney family was Laborer. The most common Tanney occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 50% of Tanney's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner and Joiner were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Tanney.

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Tanney Historical Records

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Tanney Life Expectancy

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