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Arce Family History

Arce Name Meaning
Spanish: habitational name from places in the provinces of Santander and Navarra called Arce. Their name is a Castilianized spelling of Basque artze ‘stony place’ (from arri ‘stone’ + the suffix of abundance -tz(e)).

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

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125,164 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,436 Military Records
8,489 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Arce Families

  • Number of Arce families
     35 - 67
     12 - 34
     1 - 11
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Arce families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Arce last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Arce Family Origin

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Arce Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Arce

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Arce Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Arce census records

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Arce Civil War Service Records

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