Pace Family History

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Pace Name Meaning

English: from a vernacular short form of the Latin personal name Paschalis (see Pascal, Italian Pasquale). nickname for a mild-mannered and peaceable person, from Middle English pace, pece ‘peace’, ‘concord’, ‘amity’ (via Anglo-Norman French from Latin pax, genitive pacis). Italian: from the medieval personal name Pace, used for both men and women, from the word pace ‘peace’ (see 1).

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


Similar surnames: Pack, Pate, Mace, Place, Page, Pane, Pape, Lace, Race, Ace

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Pace Family Origin

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Pace Family Occupations

What did your Pace ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Student were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Pace. 19% of Pace men worked as a Farmer and 27% of Pace women worked as a Student. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pace were Clerk and At Home

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    19%
  • Laborer
    9%
  • Labourer
    7%
  • Clerk
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Student
    27%
  • Teacher
    14%
  • Stenographer
    9%
  • At Home
    5%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Pace Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 143,000 census records available for the last name Pace. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pace 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 37,000 immigration records available for the last name Pace. 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 39,000 military records available for the last name Pace. For the veterans among your Pace ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pace Life Expectancy

What is the average Pace lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Pace life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Pace in 1940 was 48, and 73 in 2004.

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