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Deacy Name Meaning

Irish (Cork): variant of Dacey .

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


Similar surnames: Dacy, Dealy, Deasy, Mealy, Fealy, Stacy, Creacy, Delay, Delacy, Heary

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Where is the Deacy family from?

You can see how Deacy families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Deacy family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Deacy families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 14 Deacy families living in Quebec. This was about 52% of all the recorded Deacy's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Deacy families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Deacy surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Deacy ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Deacy. 25% of Deacy men worked as a Laborer and 45% of Deacy women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Deacy were Farmer and Office Clerk. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    25%
  • Foreman
    15%
  • Fireman
    10%
  • Farmer
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    45%
  • Teacher
    34%
  • Office Clerk
    23%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Deacy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Deacy 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 761 immigration records available for the last name Deacy. 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 398 military records available for the last name Deacy. For the veterans among your Deacy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Deacy lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Deacy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Deacy in 1945 was 36, and 81 in 2004.

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