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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Coney

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Co"ney
  1. [Zoöl] A rabbit. See Cony.
  2. [Zoöl] A fish. See Cony.
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  1. Any of various burrowing animals of the family Leporidae having long ears and short tails; some domesticated and raised for pets or food
  2. Small short-eared burrowing mammal of rocky uplands of Asia and western North America
  3. Any of several small ungulate mammals of Africa and Asia with rodent-like incisors and feet with hooflike toes
  4. Black-spotted usually dusky-colored fish with reddish fins

Notable Persons Named Coney

Coney Reyes-Nubla is an actress, tv host, producer, actor, television presenter, television producer, and tv hostandproducer. She was most prominent from 1974 to present. Coney was given the name Constancia Angeline Reyes Nubla on May 27th, 1953 in Metro Manila.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Coney

Jeremy Coney is a cricketer. Jeremy was born on June 21st, 1952 in Wellington, New Zealand.


Sandra was born on October 22nd, 1944.


John was born on January 5th, 1655. He passed away on August 20th, 1722.


Michael G. Coney was a science fiction writer. Michael was given the name Michael Greatrex Coney on September 28th, 1932 in Birmingham. He died on November 4th, 2005.


Dean Coney is a soccer player for the Fulham F.C., Queens Park Rangers F.C., Norwich City F.C., Sea Bee, and England national under-21 football team. Dean was born on September 18th, 1963 in Dagenham, England.


Kyle Coney is an athlete for the Ardboe O'Donovan Rossa GAC. Kyle was born in 1990 in Ardboe.


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Popularity of Coney as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Coney U.S.
  White 30.39% 64.26%
  African American 64.31% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.30% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.28% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.66% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.07% 16.26%

Of Last Name Coney

People with the last name Coney are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Coney

  • How Popular is the name Coney? Coney is the 49,860th most popular name of all time. As a last name Coney was the 6,711th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Coney have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 42 babies born with the first name Coney in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Coney? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1917 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Coney first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Coney is Thursday, December 25th, 1879.
  • What year had the most people named Coney born? The highest recorded use of the first name Coney was in 1917 with a total of 7 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Coney: Your name in reverse order is Yenoc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nceyo. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Coney? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 5,032 people with the last name Coney.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Coney? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Coney as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.