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De Grace Name Meaning

French (Degrâce): habitational name for someone from La Grâce in Marne. According to Morlet, the place takes its name from La Grâce-Notre-Dame, an abbey founded in the 13th century near Montmirail. Alternatively, it may be a habitational name, with fused preposition de, for someone from Grâce(-Berleur) in the Belgian province of Liège.

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


Similar surnames: De Grado, De Brock, De Gray, Belgrave, Degrange, Degree, De Gruy

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De Grace Family Origin

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De Grace Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the De Grace family was Retail Grocer. The most common De Grace occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 25% of De Grace's were Carpenters. Carpenter, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by De Grace.

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  • Carpenter

    25%
  • Keeping House

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Retail Grocer

    25%

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De Grace Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name De Grace. Like a window into their day-to-day life, De Grace 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 642 immigration records available for the last name De Grace. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name De Grace. For the veterans among your De Grace ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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De Grace Life Expectancy

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Between 1971 and 2001, in the United States, De Grace life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for De Grace in 1971 was 71, and 60 in 2001.

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