When Nicholas Ducray was born in 1704, in Virginia, British Colonial America, his father, Nicholas DuCray, was 25 and his mother, Mary Chastain DuCray, was 24.
Some characteristic forenames: French Napoleon.
French: habitational name, with fused preposition and definite article du ‘from the’, for someone from any of various minor places called Bray (see Bray ).
Altered form of French Dubreuil . This surname is common among Native Americans, namely the Cheyenne River Sioux in SD.