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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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You can see how De Grace families moved over time by selecting different census years. The De Grace family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most De Grace families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 10 De Grace families living in Michigan. This was about 59% of all the recorded De Grace's in the USA. Michigan had the highest population of De Grace families in 1880.
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What is the average De Grace lifespan?

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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