Darsey Family History

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Darsey Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Darcy or possibly of Scottish Darsie, a habitational name from Dairsie in Fife.

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

Similar surnames: Darney, Darcey, Dorsey, Darley, Carsey, Largey, Drey, Barley, Dansby

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Darsey Family Origin

Where is the Darsey family from?

Darsey Family Occupations

What did your Darsey ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Darsey family was Laboror Iron Works. Carman, Cooper and Dock Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Darsey. The most common Darsey occupation in the UK was Carman. 20% of Darsey's were Carmans.

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  • Carman

  • Cooper

  • Dock Labourer

  • Laboror Iron Works


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

Darsey Historical Records

What Darsey family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Darsey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Darsey 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 572 immigration records available for the last name Darsey. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Darsey. For the veterans among your Darsey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Darsey Life Expectancy

What is the average Darsey lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Darsey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Darsey in 1949 was 49, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Darsey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Darsey 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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