Trace Family History

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Trace Name Meaning

English: perhaps a variant of Treece.

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

Similar surnames: Trice, Race, Crace, Pryce, Grace, Tracey, Trach, Brace, Gracey, Tracy

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Trace Family Origin

Where is the Trace family from?

Trace Family Occupations

What did your Trace ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Trace occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 13% of Trace's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Trace family was Laundress. Agricultural Labourer, Butcher and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Trace.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Butcher

  • Labourer

  • Laundress


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

Trace Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Trace. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Trace 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Trace. 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 Trace. For the veterans among your Trace ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Trace Life Expectancy

What is the average Trace lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Trace life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Trace in 1952 was 49, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Trace

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Trace 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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