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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Arce Family Origin

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Arce Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    33%
  • Fisherman

    17%
  • Architect

    8%
  • Bar Tender

    8%

In 1880, the most common Arce occupation in the USA was Laborer. 33% of Arce's were Laborers. Laborer, Fisherman and Architect were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Arce. A less common occupation for the Arce family was Bar Tender.

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Arce Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Arce life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Arce in 1942 was 42, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Arce

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