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Dacre Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places called Dacre one in Cumbria the other in Yorkshire.

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


Similar surnames: Sacre, Ducre, Acre, Dace, Dare, Barre, Dore, Hare, Dale, Race

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Where is the Dacre family from?

You can see how Dacre families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dacre family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Dacre families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 198 Dacre families living in Yorkshire. This was about 65% of all the recorded Dacre's in United Kingdom. Yorkshire had the highest population of Dacre families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dacre surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dacre ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Incapacitated and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Dacre. 23% of Dacre men worked as an Incapacitated and 73% of Dacre women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dacre were Farm Labourer and Housewife. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Incapacitated
    23%
  • Police Constable
    14%
  • Cotton Weaver
    10%
  • Farm Labourer
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    73%
  • Unpaid Domestic Duti
    5%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    4%
  • Housewife
    4%
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Census Records

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Dacre. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dacre 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Dacre. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 480 military records available for the last name Dacre. For the veterans among your Dacre ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dacre lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2002, in the United States, Dacre life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Dacre in 1963 was 87, and 84 in 2002.

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