Dacey Family History

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Dacey Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Déiseach, a name for a member of the vassal community known as the Déise, a term of uncertain meaning and origin.

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


Similar surnames: Ducey, Dazey, Day, Tacey, Pacey, Facey, Nace, Davy, Dade, Dace

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Dacey Family Origin

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Dacey Family Occupations

What did your Dacey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dacey family was Plasterer. The most common Dacey occupation in the USA was Laborer. 21% of Dacey's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dacey.

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  • Laborer

    21%
  • Farmer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Plasterer

    3%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Dacey ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Dacey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dacey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dacey census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Dacey. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Dacey. For the veterans among your Dacey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dacey Life Expectancy

What is the average Dacey lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Dacey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Dacey in 1945 was 40, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dacey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dacey ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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