Duce Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English douce, dowce ‘sweet’, ‘pleasant’ (Old French dolz, dous, from Latin dulcis). This was also in occasional use as a female personal name in the Middle Ages, and some examples may derive from it. Italian: from duce ‘leader’, ‘chief’, probably applied as a nickname.

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


Similar surnames: Duke, Duck, Mule, Due, Duca, Dice, Luce, Dace, Duch, Dube

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Duce Family Origin

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Duce Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Merchant

    7%
  • Wheelwright

    7%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Duce family was Wheelwright. The most common Duce occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Duce's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Duce.

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Duce Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1956 and 2004, Duce life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Duce in 1956 was 46, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Duce

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