Macy Family History

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Macy Name Meaning

English: variant of Massey.

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


Similar surnames: Mace, Macey, Acy, Maxcy, May, Tacy, Marcy, Dacy, Racy, Many

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Macy Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Macy name?

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

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  • England & Wales

    52%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    17%

  • Germanic Europe

    9%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    3%

  • France

    3%

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Macy Family Origin

Where is the Macy family from?

Macy Family Occupations

What did your Macy ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Macy. A less common occupation for the Macy family was Carpenter. The most common Macy occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Macy's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Macy Historical Records

What Macy family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 33,000 census records available for the last name Macy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Macy 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Macy. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Macy. For the veterans among your Macy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Macy Life Expectancy

What is the average Macy lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Macy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Macy in 1953 was 52, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Macy

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Macy 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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