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Deasy Name Meaning

Irish (Cork and Mayo): variant of Dacey .

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


Similar surnames: Deacy, Dealy, Daisy, Dease, Delany, Dady, Yeary, Derry, Deady, Heary

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Where is the Deasy family from?

You can see how Deasy families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Deasy family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Deasy families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 6 Deasy families living in British Columbia. This was about 60% of all the recorded Deasy's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Deasy families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Deasy surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Deasy ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Deasy. 13% of Deasy men worked as a Salesman and 25% of Deasy women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Deasy were Laborer and Operator. .

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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

  • Salesman
    13%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • Fireman
    10%
  • Laborer
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    25%
  • Clerk
    14%
  • Stenographer
    14%
  • Operator
    12%
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Census Records

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Deasy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Deasy 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Deasy. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Deasy. For the veterans among your Deasy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Deasy lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Deasy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Deasy in 1948 was 48, and 78 in 2004.

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