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Origins of the Tracy surname

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About the Tracys

We have a total number of 25224 records for people with the last name Tracy.

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Where do most Tracys live?

In 1921, most Tracys lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Tracys

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 6,670 records for the Tracy surname. The oldest one dates back to 1538.

Who were Tracys most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Tracy first names?

  • John
  • Spencer
  • Mary
  • Margaret

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Common jobs for Tracys

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Tracys in 1921


Living On Own Means




Domestic Servant




Common Male occupations for Tracys in 1921
Semiskilled Chauffeurs And Drivers


Farm Hands






General Labourer


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