Duce Family History

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Duce Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English douce, dowce ‘sweet’, ‘pleasant’ (Old French dolz, dous, from Latin dulcis). This was also in occasional use as a female personal name in the Middle Ages, and some examples may derive from it. Italian: from duce ‘leader’, ‘chief’, probably applied as a nickname.

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

Similar surnames: Duke, Duck, Mule, Due, Duca, Dice, Luce, Dace, Duch, Dube

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Duce Family Origin

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Duce Family Occupations

What did your Duce ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Duce. 11% of Duce men worked as a General Labourer and 76% of Duce women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Duce were Horseman On Farm and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Railway Clerk
  • Colliery Hewer
  • Horseman On Farm

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Servant
  • Incapacitated
  • Housewife

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Duce Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Duce. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Duce 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Duce. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Duce. For the veterans among your Duce ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Duce Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Duce life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Duce in 1956 was 46, and 78 in 2004.

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