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Derr Family History

Derr Name Meaning
Southern and eastern German: nickname for a thin person, a variant of Dürr (see Durr).

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

212,412 Historical Documents with Derr on Ancestry.com
42,301 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
9,030 Military Records
1,882 Immigration Records
38,349 Census and Voter Lists
120,850 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Derr Families

  • Number of Derr families
     288 - 573
     97 - 287
     1 - 96
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Derr families
     7 - 11
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Derr families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Derr census records

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Derr Family Origin

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Derr Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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

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Average Life Expectancy for Derr

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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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Derr Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Derr census records

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Derr Civil War Service Records

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