Delancey Family History

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Delancey Name Meaning

Probably of French or English origin, a habitational name for someone from Lancey in Isère, France.

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

Similar surnames: Delaney, Lancey, Delacy, Delanoy, Delane, Deloney, Chancey, Delage

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Delancey Family Origin

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Delancey Family Occupations

What did your Delancey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Delancey family was Clerk In Grain House. The most common Delancey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Delancey's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Delancey.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith

  • Clerk In Grain House


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

Delancey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Delancey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Delancey 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 582 immigration records available for the last name Delancey. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Delancey. For the veterans among your Delancey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Delancey Life Expectancy

What is the average Delancey lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Delancey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Delancey in 1951 was 50, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Delancey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Delancey 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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