Lace Family History

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Lace Name Meaning

Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh glas ‘gray’, ‘green’, ‘blue’, probably denoting someone with silver-gray hair. Compare Glass. English: metonymic occupational name for a maker of cord and string, from Middle English lace ‘cord’ (Old French laz, las).

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

Similar surnames: Lacer, Lane, Place, Mace, Race, Lake, Dace, Lade, Glace, Pace

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Lace Family Origin

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Lace Family Occupations

What did your Lace ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Cooper and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lace. A less common occupation for the Lace family was Farming. The most common Lace occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Lace's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Cooper

  • Blacksmith

  • Farming


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Lace ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Lace Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Lace. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lace 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Lace. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Lace. For the veterans among your Lace ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lace Life Expectancy

What is the average Lace lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Lace life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Lace in 1964 was 85, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lace

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lace ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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