Dace Family History

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Dace Name Meaning

English: from Old French dars ‘dace’; a nickname for someone thought to resemble the fish of this name, or a metonymic occupational name for a fisherman or fish seller.

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

Similar surnames: Dame, Mace, Lace, Dance, Dack, Race, Dale, Dane, Dade, Duce

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Dace Family Origin

Where is the Dace family from?

Dace Family Occupations

What did your Dace ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Dace occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 7% of Dace's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Locksmith and Agr Lab were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dace. A less common occupation for the Dace family was Agra Laborer.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Locksmith

  • Agr Lab

  • Agra Laborer


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

Dace Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Dace. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dace 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 693 immigration records available for the last name Dace. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Dace. For the veterans among your Dace ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dace Life Expectancy

What is the average Dace lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Dace life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Dace in 1944 was 38, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dace

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dace 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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