Lacy Name Meaning

English and Irish (of Norman origin): habitational name from Lassy in Calvados, named from a Gaulish personal name Lascius (of uncertain meaning) + the locative suffix -acum. The surname is widespread in Britain and Ireland, but most common in Nottinghamshire. In Ireland the family is associated particularly with County Limerick.

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


Similar surnames: Darcy, Lay, Lary, Lady, Lach, Lack, Acy, Bach, Lann, Lucy

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Lacy Family Origin

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Lacy Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

In 1880, the most common Lacy occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Lacy's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lacy. A less common occupation for the Lacy family was Farm Laborer.

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Lacy Historical Records

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Lacy Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Lacy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Lacy in 1945 was 28, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lacy

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