Lucy Family History

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Lucy Name Meaning

Irish, English, and French: variant spelling of Lucey.

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

Similar surnames: Lucey, Bucy, Luy, Luck, Luty, Lacy, Lucky, Luff, Tacy, Dacy

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Lucy Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Lucy name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Lucy. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • France


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Lucy Family Origin

Where is the Lucy family from?

Lucy Family Occupations

What did your Lucy ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lucy. The most common Lucy occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Lucy's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Lucy family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Lucy Historical Records

What Lucy family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 57,000 census records available for the last name Lucy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lucy 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Lucy. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Lucy. For the veterans among your Lucy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lucy Life Expectancy

What is the average Lucy lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Lucy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Lucy in 1940 was 38, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lucy 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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