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Lucey Name Meaning

Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Luasaigh an altered form of Mac Cluasaigh a Cork name meaning ‘son of Cluasach’ a byname originally denoting someone with large or otherwise noticeable ears (from cluas ‘ear’). English: variant of Luce

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


Similar surnames: Luce, Ducey, Lucas, Luc, Luca, Lundy, Lucy, Lucca, Lusby, Dacey

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Where is the Lucey family from?

You can see how Lucey families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lucey family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lucey families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 73 Lucey families living in London. This was about 24% of all the recorded Lucey's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Lucey families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lucey surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lucey ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Builders Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Lucey. 18% of Lucey men worked as a Builders Labourer and 79% of Lucey women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lucey were Bldrs Labr Heavy Worker and Mental Nurse. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Builders Labourer
    18%
  • General Labourer
    18%
  • Clerk In Holy Order
    18%
  • Bldrs Labr Heavy Worker
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    79%
  • Private Means
    7%
  • Housewife
    5%
  • Mental Nurse
    3%
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Census Records

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Lucey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lucey 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Lucey. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

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

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What is the average Lucey lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Lucey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Lucey in 1942 was 34, and 76 in 2004.

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