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Delacy Name Meaning

English (East Yorkshire): of Norman origin a habitational name for someone from Lassy in Calvados France (see Lacy ) with the preposition de ‘from’.

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


Similar surnames: Delay, Lacy, Delaney, Delach, Delancey, Delano, Demary, Delane

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Where is the Delacy family from?

You can see how Delacy families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Delacy family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Delacy families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 8 Delacy families living in Nova Scotia. This was about 67% of all the recorded Delacy's in Canada. Nova Scotia had the highest population of Delacy families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Delacy surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Delacy ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Clerk and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Delacy. 15% of Delacy men worked as a Clerk and 34% of Delacy women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Delacy were Painter and Housekeeper. .

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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

  • Clerk
    15%
  • Salesman
    15%
  • Farmer
    15%
  • Painter
    15%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    34%
  • Manager
    23%
  • Housewife
    23%
  • Housekeeper
    23%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Delacy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Delacy 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 581 immigration records available for the last name Delacy. 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 888 military records available for the last name Delacy. For the veterans among your Delacy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Delacy lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Delacy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Delacy in 1950 was 54, and 53 in 2004.

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