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Derby Family History

Derby Name Meaning
English: variant spelling of Darby.

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

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15,031 Military Records
4,801 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Derby Families

  • Number of Derby families
     104 - 205
     35 - 103
     1 - 34
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Derby families
     79 - 155
     27 - 78
     1 - 26
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Derby families
     32 - 61
     11 - 31
     1 - 10
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Derby census records

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Derby Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Derby families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Derby Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Derby families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Derby

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Derby Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Derby census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Derby ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Derby Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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