Dancey Family History

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Dancey Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Dansie.

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


Similar surnames: Danzey, Dancy, Darcey, Dance, Denney, Darsey, Lacey, Lancey, Dancer

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Dancey Family Origin

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Dancey Family Occupations

What did your Dancey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dancey. The most common Dancey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Dancey's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dancey family was Butcher.

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Farm Laborer

    11%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Butcher

    4%

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

Dancey Historical Records

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Census Record

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

Search 1940's US census records for Dancey

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Dancey. 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 Dancey. For the veterans among your Dancey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dancey Life Expectancy

What is the average Dancey lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Dancey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Dancey in 1962 was 68, and 65 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dancey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dancey 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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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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