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Tracy Name Meaning

Irish (of Norman origin): habitational name from Tracy-Bocage or Tracy-sur-Mer in Calvados, both named from the Gallo-Roman personal name Thracius (a derivative of Latin Thrax, genitive Thracis, ‘Thracian’) + the locative suffix -eium. Irish: variant of Treacy. Americanized form of some like-sounding Jewish name.

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


Similar surnames: Gray, Troy, Tracey, Treacy, Raco, Trach, Train, Raby, Tacey, Drach

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Tracy Family Origin

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Tracy Family Occupations

What did your Tracy ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Tracy occupation in Canada was Farmer. 28% of Tracy's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Tracy family was Labourer. Farmer, School and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tracy.

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • School

    10%
  • Servant

    6%
  • Labourer

    6%

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

Tracy Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Tracy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tracy 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 Tracy. 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 Tracy. For the veterans among your Tracy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tracy Life Expectancy

What is the average Tracy lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Tracy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Tracy in 1940 was 33, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tracy 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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