Lancey Family History

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Lancey Name Meaning

English: unexplained. The form De Lancey is also found in British records; it may well be a habitational name from Lancey in Isère, France.

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

Similar surnames: Lance, Manley, Larkey, Lander, Hancey, Chancey, Hanley, Janey, Hanney

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Lancey Family Origin

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Lancey Family Occupations

What did your Lancey ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Lancey family was Tailor. Carpenter, Furnaceman In Spelter Works and Gardener were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lancey. The most common Lancey occupation in the UK was Carpenter. 7% of Lancey's were Carpenters.

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  • Carpenter

  • Furnaceman In Spelter Works

  • Gardener

  • Tailor


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

Lancey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Lancey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lancey 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 940 immigration records available for the last name Lancey. 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 Lancey. For the veterans among your Lancey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lancey Life Expectancy

What is the average Lancey lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Lancey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Lancey in 1963 was 81, and 62 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lancey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lancey 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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