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Lackey Family History

Lackey Name Meaning

Northern Irish form of the Scottish habitational name Leckie.

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


Similar surnames: Mackey, Larkey, Leckey, Lickey, Dickey, Luckey, Lockey, Dacey, Lecky

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Where is the Lackey family from?

You can see how Lackey families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lackey family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lackey families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 35 Lackey families living in North Carolina. This was about 15% of all the recorded Lackey's in USA. North Carolina had the highest population of Lackey families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lackey surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lackey ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lackey. 20% of Lackey men worked as a Farmer and 7% of Lackey women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lackey were Truck Driver and Teacher. .

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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

  • Farmer
    20%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Salesman
    4%
  • Truck Driver
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    7%
  • Maid
    7%
  • Housekeeper
    7%
  • Teacher
    6%
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What Lackey family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 70,000 census records available for the last name Lackey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lackey 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Lackey. 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 16,000 military records available for the last name Lackey. For the veterans among your Lackey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lackey lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Lackey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Lackey in 1944 was 25, and 72 in 2004.

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