Piercy Family History

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Piercy Name Meaning

English: variant of Percy. As English names, these are found chiefly in Reading, Berkshire.

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

Similar surnames: Piercey, Peercy, Pearcy, Kierce, Perry, Bierly, Overly, Pierce, Percy

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Piercy Family Origin

Where is the Piercy family from?

Piercy Family Occupations

What did your Piercy ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Blacksmith and Joiner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Piercy. A less common occupation for the Piercy family was Annuitant. The most common Piercy occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 4% of Piercy's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Blacksmith

  • Joiner

  • Annuitant


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

Piercy Historical Records

What Piercy family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 38,000 census records available for the last name Piercy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Piercy 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Piercy. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Piercy. For the veterans among your Piercy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Piercy Life Expectancy

What is the average Piercy lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Piercy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Piercy in 1952 was 40, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Piercy

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Piercy 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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