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Darcey Family History

Darcey Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Darcy.

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


Similar surnames: Darsey, Dancey, Dorcey, Marcey, Darcy, Darney, Danzey, Carsey, Drey

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Where is the Darcey family from?

You can see how Darcey families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Darcey family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Darcey families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 2 Darcey families living in Maryland. This was about 33% of all the recorded Darcey's in the USA. Maryland had the highest population of Darcey families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Darcey surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Darcey ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Darcey. 13% of Darcey men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Darcey women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Darcey were Truck Driver and Laundress.

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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
    13%
  • Salesman
    11%
  • Farmer
    8%
  • Truck Driver
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    18%
  • Stenographer
    18%
  • Clerk
    14%
  • Laundress
    14%
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Darcey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Darcey 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Darcey. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Darcey. For the veterans among your Darcey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Darcey lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Darcey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Darcey in 1960 was 51, and 79 in 2004.

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