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Shorney Name Study

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Surnames/tags: Shorney shorny Shorneys_in
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How to Participate

Please contact the Study's coordinator Steph Meredith or post a comment at the foot of the page. If you have any questions, just ask. Thanks!


This is a One Name Study to collect together in one place everything about one surname and the variants of that name. The hope is that other researchers like you will join our study to help make it a valuable reference point for people studying lines that cross or intersect.

All categories can be found here: https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Category:Shorney_Name_Study

Task List

  • find Famous and/Notable Shorneys

Meaning and Origin

  • From the Flemish, Schournoy; a personal name. The surname is most frequently held in England, where it is borne by 311 people, or 1 in 179,158. In England Shorney is mostly concentrated in: Somerset, where 15 percent reside, Hampshire, where 14 percent reside and West Midlands, where 11 percent reside. Outside of England Shorney occurs in 12 countries. It also occurs in The United States, where 20 percent reside and Wales, where 14 percent reside. Seems from research that they Started off in Cannington, Somerset


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Name Variations

Name Profile Variation
Isett Shorney https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Shorney-1 Shawney
George Shorney https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Shorney-33 Showey
Emma Shorney https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Shorney-39 Sherney
Henry Shorney https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Shorney-67 Thorney
Richard Shorney https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Shorney-68 Thornley
Albert Shorney https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Shorney-84 Shorney
George Shorney https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Shorney-197 Sharny
George Shorney https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Shorney-201 Schorney
Sarah Shorney https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Shorney-244 Sharney
William Shorney https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Shorney-258 Shorny
John Shorney https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Shorney-259 Shornway
Maria Shorney https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Shorney-260 Shornnay

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