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Nacey Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German and Dutch Neese 2.

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

Similar surnames: Nace, Facey, Namey, Rabey, Yaney, Nicely, Rasey, Racer, Kaney, Naef

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Where is the Nacey family from?

You can see how Nacey families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nacey family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Nacey families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1880 there were 13 Nacey families living in New York. This was about 41% of all the recorded Nacey's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Nacey families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Nacey surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Nacey ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Nacey. 23% of Nacey men worked as a Farmer.

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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
  • Salesman
  • New Worker
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Nacey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nacey 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 283 immigration records available for the last name Nacey. 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 319 military records available for the last name Nacey. For the veterans among your Nacey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Nacey lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Nacey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Nacey in 1957 was 51, and 71 in 2004.

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