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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Heney

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Alt. Meaning

H is for heart, warm and loving.

E is for exquisite, who could argue?

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

E is for enthusiasm, in even the most dire circumstances

Y is for yippee, and the things that inspire you to yell it

Notable Persons With the Last Name Heney

Francis J. Heney was an attorney, district attorney, arizona attorney general, and u.s. district attorney for the district of oregon. Francis was born on March 17th, 1859 in Lima, New York. Francis is also known as Frank Heney. He breathed his last breath on October 31st, 1937.


Michael was born in 1864. Michael is also known as Heney, Big Mike; Heney, and M. J.. He breathed his last breath in 1910.


Thomas was born on November 5th, 1862. He died on August 19th, 1928.


Hugues was born on September 9th, 1789. He died on January 13th, 1844.


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Popularity of Heney as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Heney U.S.
  White 86.67% 64.26%
  African American 7.47% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.60% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.73% 16.26%

Of Last Name Heney

People with the last name Heney are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Heney

  • How Popular is the name Heney? As a last name Heney was the 54,864th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Heney first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Heney is Sunday, May 20th, 1888.
  • How unique is the name Heney? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Heney. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Heney: Your name in reverse order is Yeneh. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ynehe. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Heney? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 375 people with the last name Heney.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Heney? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Heney as their last name since less than 1 person in 769k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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