Croce Family History

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Croce Name Meaning

Italian: from croce ‘cross’ (Latin crux, genitive crucis), applied as a Christian religious personal name, a topographic name for someone who lived by a roadside cross, or a nickname for someone who carried the cross in religious processions. Compare English Cross.

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

Similar surnames: Crose, Trice, Rowe, Cruce, Grove, Cocke, Croke, Race, Croom, Crock

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Croce Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Croce name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Croce. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Italy


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • France


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Croce Family Origin

Where is the Croce family from?

Croce Family Occupations

What did your Croce ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Croce occupation in the USA was No Occupation. 100% of Croce's were No Occupations.

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  • No Occupation


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

Croce Historical Records

What Croce family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Croce. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Croce 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Croce. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Croce. For the veterans among your Croce ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Croce Life Expectancy

What is the average Croce lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Croce life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Croce in 1953 was 45, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Croce

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Croce 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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