Duque Name Meaning

Spanish and Portuguese: from duque ‘duke’ (from Latin dux, genitive ducis ‘leader’), an occupational name for someone who worked in the household of a duke, or as a nickname for someone who gave himself airs and graces. French (also Duqué): nickname from duquet, a diminutive of French duc ‘duke’ (see Duchon).

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


Similar surnames: Duke, Duce, Dague, Dube, Due, Dupre, Duwe, Luque, Pique, Dubuc

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Duque Family Origin

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Duque Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Fisherman

    18%
  • Farmer'S Son

    14%
  • Cultivateur'S Son

    7%

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In 1881, the most common Duque occupation in Canada was Farmer. 21% of Duque's were Farmers. Farmer, Fisherman and Farmer'S Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Duque. A less common occupation for the Duque family was Cultivateur'S Son.

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Duque Historical Records

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Duque Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1947 and 2004, Duque life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Duque in 1947 was 30, and 68 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Duque

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