Macey Family History

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Macey Name Meaning

English: variant of Massey. Ukrainian: from the personal name Matei (see Matthew).

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

Similar surnames: Mace, Matey, Facey, Maxey, Mazey, Tacey, Mackey, Macek, Marcey, Macy

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Macey Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Macey name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Germanic Europe


  • France


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Macey Family Origin

Where is the Macey family from?

Macey Family Occupations

What did your Macey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Macey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Macey's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Macey family was Keep House. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Macey.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Keep House


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

Macey Historical Records

What Macey family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 42,000 census records available for the last name Macey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Macey 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Macey. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Macey. For the veterans among your Macey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Macey Life Expectancy

What is the average Macey lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Macey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Macey in 1951 was 46, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Macey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Macey 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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