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Lacy Family History

Lacy Name Meaning
English and Irish (of Norman origin): habitational name from Lassy in Calvados, named from a Gaulish personal name Lascius (of uncertain meaning) + the locative suffix -acum. The surname is widespread in Britain and Ireland, but most common in Nottinghamshire. In Ireland the family is associated particularly with County Limerick.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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186,200 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
25,105 Military Records
9,972 Immigration Records
133,220 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Lacy Families

  • Number of Lacy families
     206 - 409
     69 - 205
     1 - 68
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Lacy families
     183 - 364
     62 - 182
     1 - 61
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Lacy families
     14 - 26
     5 - 13
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Lacy Family Origin

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Lacy Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Lacy

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Lacy Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Lacy census records

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Lacy Civil War Service Records

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