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Ducre Name Meaning

French (Ducré): habitational name, with fused preposition and definite article du ‘from the’, from any of numerous minor places called Le Cret, named with Old French cret, creste ‘crest’, ‘ridge’.

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


Similar surnames: Ducas, Dupre, Dury, Dube, Buche, Duce, Duren, Dutro, Duhe, Durie

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Where is the Ducre family from?

You can see how Ducre families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ducre family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Ducre families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 69 Ducre families living in Louisiana. This was about 86% of all the recorded Ducre's in the USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Ducre families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ducre surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ducre ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ducre. 75% of Ducre men worked as a Laborer.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    75%
  • Wood Cutter
    25%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
    100%
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Census Records

There are 920 census records available for the last name Ducre. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ducre census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 65 immigration records available for the last name Ducre. 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 Cards

There are 148 military records available for the last name Ducre. For the veterans among your Ducre ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ducre lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Ducre life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Ducre in 1947 was 27, and 50 in 2004.

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