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  • Blancy Bynum (c.1760 - c.1845)
    Ref: MH Family Tree record .
  • Cecil D. Haney
    Cecil Eugene Diggs Haney (born December 1, 1955) is a retired United States Navy admiral who served as Commander, United States Strategic Command (STRATCOM) from November 15, 2013 to November 3, 2016...
  • Dorcus Haney (1823 - d.)
    Updated from FamilySearch Family Tree via father Josiah Tenney by SmartCopy : Sep 1 2015, 17:34:36 UTC * Reference: FamilySearch Genealogy - SmartCopy : Mar 18 2017, 14:51:17 UTC
  • Edward Haney (b. - 1883)
  • Elizabeth Haney (1845 - 1912)
    second husband Edward Haney married 3/31/1882 --he died in 18825 children with Edward HaneyRoxana Blanch 3/28/1873, Albion Roscoe 6/15/1875, Sarah Ellen 6/13/1881, Joseph Franklin 3/16/1882, John Edwar...

About the Haney surname


An Irish, English and Scottish surname, Haney comes from the Old English terms ‘hana’ and ‘eg’ which mean a male bird and land between streams. The spelling variations for Haney include Hegeany, Heeney, Heaney, Heany and Heagney. In Ireland the Haney surname originated in the northern region, in Londonderry. In northern England the greater concentration of Haney families have traditionally lived. The counties for Haney families have been Yorkshire, Lancashire and Nottinghamshire. There are many also in the city of London and in Essex. In Wales, the main location is Glamorgan. In Scotland the principal locations for the Haney families over the years have been Ayrshire, Wigtownshire, Lanarkshire, Renfrewshire, Dunbartonshire, Stirlingshire, Midlothian and Angus counties. Within the United States the original Haney families settled in Virginia, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee and Indiana.

notable family members

  • Anne Haney (movie film actress)
  • Bob Haney (comic book writer)
  • Carol Haney (professional dancer)
  • Chris Haney (co-developer of the board game Trivial Pursuit)
  • Daryl Haney (actor and screenwriter)
  • David Haney (music composer)
  • Fred Haney (professional baseball player)
  • Hank Haney (professional golfing instructor to Tiger Woods and Mark O‘Meara)
  • Jack Haney (first in 1912 to drive across Canada in a car)
  • Larry Haney (professional baseball player and coach)
  • Todd Haney (professional baseball player)

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