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Ankny Family History

Ankny Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Ankney, Ankeny, Anker, Sankey, Anand, Antony, Andry, Anna, Ann

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Where is the Ankny family from?

You can see how Ankny families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ankny family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Ankny families were found in and USA in 1840. In 1840 there was 1 Ankny family living in Maryland. This was 100% of all the recorded Ankny's in USA. Maryland had the highest population of Ankny families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ankny surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ankny ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 41 census records available for the last name Ankny. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ankny 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Ankny. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 7 military records available for the last name Ankny. For the veterans among your Ankny ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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