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Derringer Family History

Derringer Name Meaning
German: see Deringer.

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

35,616 Historical Documents with Derringer on Ancestry.com
7,034 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,469 Military Records
233 Immigration Records
4,990 Census and Voter Lists
21,890 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Derringer Families

  • Number of Derringer families
     22 - 41
     8 - 21
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Derringer families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Derringer last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Derringer census records

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Derringer Family Origin

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Derringer Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Derringer

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Derringer Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Derringer census records

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Derringer Civil War Service Records

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