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Stacey Name Meaning

English and Irish: from a pet form of the medieval male personal name Stace, a reduced vernacular form of Eustace.

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


Similar surnames: Tacey, Stach, Staley, Stacy, Stace, Acey, Storey, Stanley, Dacey

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Where is the Stacey family from?

You can see how Stacey families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Stacey family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Stacey families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there were 12 Stacey families living in Massachusetts. This was about 16% of all the recorded Stacey's in the USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Stacey families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Stacey surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Stacey ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Stacey. 20% of Stacey men worked as a Laborer and 8% of Stacey women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stacey were Carpenter and Waitress.

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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

  • Laborer
    20%
  • Farmer
    15%
  • Salesman
    5%
  • Carpenter
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    8%
  • Housekeeper
    8%
  • Seamstress
    7%
  • Waitress
    7%
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Census Records

There are 195,000 census records available for the last name Stacey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stacey 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 16,000 immigration records available for the last name Stacey. 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 19,000 military records available for the last name Stacey. For the veterans among your Stacey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Stacey lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Stacey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Stacey in 1944 was 33, and 74 in 2004.

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