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Ducey Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dubhghusa ‘descendant of Dubhghusa’, a personal name composed of the elements dubh ‘black’ + gus meaning ‘choice’ or ‘vigor’.

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


Similar surnames: Lucey, Dacey, Dudley, Duddy, Duch, Duke, Dickey, Duley, Duce, Dey

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Where is the Ducey family from?

You can see how Ducey families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ducey family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Ducey families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Ducey family living in Ohio. This was 100% of all the recorded Ducey's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Ducey families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ducey surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ducey ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ducey. 17% of Ducey men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Ducey women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ducey were Farmer and Secretary.

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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
    17%
  • Clerk
    16%
  • Salesman
    12%
  • Farmer
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    12%
  • Teacher
    11%
  • Stenographer
    8%
  • Secretary
    8%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

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

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What is the average Ducey lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Ducey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Ducey in 1942 was 39, and 62 in 2004.

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