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 1881, the most common Duce occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 8% of Duce's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Duce family was Labourer. Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Duce.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    8%
  • Farmer

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    2%
  • Labourer

    2%

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

Duce Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 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 642 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 1,000 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

What is the average Duce lifespan?

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Duce

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Duce 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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