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Ansey Family History

Ansey Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Ansley, Anstey, Tansey, Apsey, Ansel, Aney, Ensey, Anker, Angel

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Where is the Ansey family from?

You can see how Ansey families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ansey family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1911. The most Ansey families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 4 Ansey families living in Ontario. This was about 80% of all the recorded Ansey's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Ansey families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ansey surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

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

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Census Records

There are 259 census records available for the last name Ansey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ansey 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 31 immigration records available for the last name Ansey. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 13 military records available for the last name Ansey. For the veterans among your Ansey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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