Dancy Family History

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Dancy Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Dansie.

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

Similar surnames: Dancey, Danzy, Dacy, Danca, Dance, Tacy, Hanny, Davy, Francy, Acy

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Dancy Family Origin

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Dancy Family Occupations

What did your Dancy ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Dancy occupation in the UK was Agricl Labr. 3% of Dancy's were Agricl Labrs. A less common occupation for the Dancy family was Bootmaker. Agricl Labr, Agricultural Labourer and Baker & Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dancy.

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  • Agricl Labr

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Baker & Grocer

  • Bootmaker


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

Dancy Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Dancy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dancy 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Dancy. 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 Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Dancy. For the veterans among your Dancy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dancy Life Expectancy

What is the average Dancy lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Dancy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Dancy in 1948 was 41, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dancy

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dancy 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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