Luce Name Meaning

most probably from the Norman personal name Luce (a vernacular form of Latin Lucia or Lucius). This is generally a female name, although male bearers are found in France. It was borne by a young Sicilian maiden and an aged Roman widow, both of whom were martyred under Diocletian and are venerated as saints. Alternatively, the surname may be a variant of Lewis.

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

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Luce Family Origin

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Luce Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Luce. A less common occupation for the Luce family was Carpenter. The most common Luce occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Luce's were Farmers.

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Between 1944 and 2004, Luce life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Luce in 1944 was 22, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Luce

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