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Origins of the Ace surname

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About the Aces

We have a total number of 2868 records for people with the last name Ace.

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Where do most Aces live?

In 1921, most Aces lived in South West.

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Interesting facts about Aces

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 2,620 records for the Ace surname. The oldest one dates back to 1600.

Who were Aces most likely to marry?

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Aces.

What are the most common Ace first names?

  • William
  • John
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Ace family members

Common jobs for Aces

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Aces in 1921


House Servant






Domestic Servant


Common Male occupations for Aces in 1921
General Labourer


Coal Miner






Farm Labourer


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