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Darsy Family History

Darsy Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Darby, Darcy, Darty, Daisy, Darsey, Darst, Dary, Day, Carey, Mars

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Where is the Darsy family from?

You can see how Darsy families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Darsy family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Darsy families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there was 1 Darsy family living in Glamorgan. This was 100% of all the recorded Darsy's in United Kingdom. Glamorgan had the highest population of Darsy families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Darsy surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Darsy ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Employee were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Darsy. 100% of Darsy men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Darsy women worked as an Employee. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    100%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Employee
    100%
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Census Records

There are 635 census records available for the last name Darsy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Darsy 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 143 immigration records available for the last name Darsy. 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 26 military records available for the last name Darsy. For the veterans among your Darsy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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