Duca Name Meaning

Italian: from the title of rank duca ‘duke’ (Latin dux, genitive ducis ‘leader’), an occupational name for someone who lived or worked in the household of a duke or a nickname for someone who gave himself airs and graces like a duke. Hungarian: of uncertain derivation, probably a nickname for a fat person.

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


Similar surnames: Duke, Duce, Duck, Ducat, Duda, Duch, Luca, Buza, Gruca, Duga

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Duca Family Origin

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Duca Family Occupations

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  • Fruit & Candy Store

    33%
  • Ice Cream Depot

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%

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In 1880, the most common Duca occupation in the USA was Fruit & Candy Store. 33% of Duca's were Fruit & Candy Stores. A less common occupation for the Duca family was Laborer. Fruit & Candy Store and Ice Cream Depot were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Duca.

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Duca Historical Records

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Duca Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Duca life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Duca in 1954 was 42, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Duca

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