Danca Family History

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Danca Name Meaning

Portuguese (Dança): perhaps a nickname from dança ‘dance’. Dutch: variant of Dankaert (see Dankert). Americanized spelling of Hungarian Dancsa, a patronymic from Dancs, a pet form of Dániel, Domonkos, or Damján.

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

Similar surnames: Dana, Janca, Dance, Dancy, Franca, Janco, Danza, Hance, Danz, Bacca

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Danca Family Origin

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Danca Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Danca occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 100% of Danca's were Keeping Houses.

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  • Keeping House


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Danca Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 850 census records available for the last name Danca. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Danca 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 278 immigration records available for the last name Danca. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 350 military records available for the last name Danca. For the veterans among your Danca ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Danca Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Danca life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Danca in 1957 was 33, and 65 in 2004.

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