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Duca Early Origins



The surname Duca was first found in Dauphiny (French: Dauphiné or Dauphiné Viennois), a former province in southeastern France, where this prominent family was established in ancient times.

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Duca Spelling Variations


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Duca Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Ducquette, Duquette, Duquète, Ducquet, Duquet, Duquais, Duchet, Duchez, Duchey, Duchette, Duchais, Duché and many more.

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Duca Early History


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Duca Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Duca research. Another 140 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1721 and 1738 are included under the topic Early Duca History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Duca Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Duca Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Duca Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Duca Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Benardino Duca, aged 25, who landed in America from Capranica, Italy, in 1909
  • Alessandro Duca, aged 7, who settled in America from Villarose, Sicily, in 1910
  • Antonino Duca, aged 7, who emigrated to the United States from Monforte, Italy, in 1910
  • Angela Duca, aged 5, who emigrated to the United States from Rocco Verdini, Italy, in 1911
  • Anna Duca, aged 16, who landed in America from Meyma, Italy, in 1912
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Duca (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Duca (post 1700)



  • Paul Anthony Lo Duca (b. 1972), American television personality, former Major League Baseball catcher
  • Michael Gerard Duca (b. 1952), Bishop of Shreveport
  • Cino Del Duca (1899-1967), Italian-born businessman film producer and philanthropist
  • Ion Gheorghe Duca (1879-1933), Prime Minister of Romania (1933)
  • Paolo Duca (b. 1981), Swiss professional ice hockey player

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    2. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    3. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    4. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    6. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
    7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    8. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    10. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    11. ...

    The Duca Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Duca Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 16 June 2012 at 18:46.

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