The surname ‘Tracy’ is of English origin. It is an English variant of the Irsiah name ‘Tracey’, derived from the Norman habitation name from ‘Tracy-Bocage’ or ‘Tracy-sur-Mer’ in Calvados, both so called from the Gallo-Roman personal name ‘Thracius’ (a derivative of the Latin word ‘Thrax’, a genitive of the word ‘Thracis’, meaning ‘Thracian’) and the local suffix ‘-eium’. Public and Civil registry archive’s confirm that the surname ‘Tracy’ and or it’s variant’s, date as far back as the thirteenth century were a ‘Henry de Tracy’, from the county of Devonshire, England, is recorded on the Hundred Rolls in Twelve seventy three. Historical archive’s have been unable to definitely determine the exact period of settlement in North America but It is believed that the forefather’s of this surname were part of the exodus of migrants that followed the Treaty of Peace signed in Paris in 1763, when great Britain obtained ownership of the whole of North America east of the Missisipi River excepting New Orleans. The chief reasons causing working class people to emigrate were, poor crop yields, high unemployment, and the misco… Coat of arms: Argent, on a…
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