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Dacy Family History

Dacy Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Dacey.

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


Similar surnames: Deacy, Davy, Dady, Dancy, Tacy, Daisy, Dealy, Daly, Daby, Dack

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Where is the Dacy family from?

You can see how Dacy families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dacy family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Dacy families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 4 Dacy families living in Maine. This was about 40% of all the recorded Dacy's in the USA. Maine and 1 other state had the highest population of Dacy families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dacy surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dacy ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Nurse were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Dacy. 33% of Dacy men worked as a Laborer and 43% of Dacy women worked as a Nurse. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dacy were Farmer and Clerk.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    33%
  • Labor
    17%
  • Salesman
    17%
  • Farmer
    13%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Nurse
    43%
  • Teacher
    29%
  • Clerk
    29%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Dacy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dacy census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 837 immigration records available for the last name Dacy. 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 Cards

There are 692 military records available for the last name Dacy. For the veterans among your Dacy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dacy lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Dacy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Dacy in 1958 was 70, and 62 in 2004.

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