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Ducas Family History

Ducas Name Meaning

Altered form of French Ducasse . French: habitational name with fused preposition and definite article du ‘from the’ for someone from any of various minor places called with cas an (Old Occitan) variant of Old French chas ‘house’ (from Latin capsum ‘house building’).

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


Similar surnames: Dumas, Ducre, Duray, Lucas, Duclos, Dulac, Duman, Ducat, Dugas, Duval

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Where is the Ducas family from?

You can see how Ducas families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ducas family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Ducas families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 5 Ducas families living in Lancashire. This was about 25% of all the recorded Ducas's in United Kingdom. Lancashire and 1 other county had the highest population of Ducas families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ducas surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ducas ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Beautician were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Ducas. 37% of Ducas men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Ducas women worked as a Beautician. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ducas were Foreman and Clerk. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    37%
  • Salesman
    19%
  • Cook
    10%
  • Foreman
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Beautician
    34%
  • Housewife
    34%
  • Clerk
    34%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ducas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ducas 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Ducas. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 381 military records available for the last name Ducas. For the veterans among your Ducas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ducas lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Ducas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Ducas in 1959 was 26, and 74 in 2004.

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