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Tacy Family History

Tacy Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Tacey.

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


Similar surnames: Stacy, Dacy, Tay, Macy, Acy, Ary, Davy, Amy, Lacy, Tracy

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Where is the Tacy family from?

You can see how Tacy families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tacy family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Tacy families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Tacy family living in Indiana. This was about 25% of all the recorded Tacy's in the USA. Indiana and 3 other states had the highest population of Tacy families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Tacy surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Tacy ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Tacy. 21% of Tacy men worked as a Laborer and 38% of Tacy women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tacy were Farm Operator and Saleslady.

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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
    21%
  • Farmer
    19%
  • Truck Driver
    14%
  • Farm Operator
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    38%
  • Teacher
    19%
  • Housekeeper
    19%
  • Saleslady
    13%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Tacy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tacy 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 347 immigration records available for the last name Tacy. 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 694 military records available for the last name Tacy. For the veterans among your Tacy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tacy lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Tacy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Tacy in 1944 was 29, and 78 in 2004.

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