Dorcey Family History

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Dorcey Name Meaning

Irish and English: variant of Darcy.

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


Similar surnames: Darcey, Dorney, Darsey, Darcy, Dowdey, Corley, Dowey, Dorsey, Dory

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Dorcey Family Origin

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Dorcey Family Occupations

What did your Dorcey ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Painter, Farmer and Fisherman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dorcey. A less common occupation for the Dorcey family was Martin Mariner. The most common Dorcey occupation in Canada was Painter. 33% of Dorcey's were Painters.

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  • Painter

    33%
  • Farmer

    22%
  • Fisherman

    11%
  • Martin Mariner

    11%

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

Dorcey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dorcey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dorcey census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Dorcey. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Dorcey. For the veterans among your Dorcey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dorcey Life Expectancy

What is the average Dorcey lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Dorcey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Dorcey in 1963 was 76, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dorcey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dorcey ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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