Ace Name Meaning

English: from a Norman and Old French personal name, Ace, Asse, from Germanic (Frankish) Azzo, Atso, a pet form of personal names containing adal ‘noble’ as a first element. Possibly an Americanized form of German Atz, which has the same origin as 1.

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

Similar surnames: Mace, Aye, Ade, Race, Axe, Pace, Face, Ale, Lace, Pach

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Ace Family Origin

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Ace Family Occupations

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In 1881, the most common Ace occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Ace's were Farmers. Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Ace. A less common occupation for the Ace family was Labourer.

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Ace Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Ace. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ace 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 688 immigration records available for the last name Ace. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 25,000 military records available for the last name Ace. For the veterans among your Ace ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ace Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Ace life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Ace in 1958 was 57, and 84 in 2004.

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