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Derstine Family History

Derstine Name Meaning
Altered spelling of a Swiss German habitational name, from places called Dierstein in Baden and northern Bavaria.

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

16,576 Historical Documents with Derstine on Ancestry
2,728 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
362 Military Records
63 Immigration Records
2,033 Census and Voter Lists
11,390 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Derstine Families

  • Number of Derstine families
     28 - 54
     10 - 27
     1 - 9
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Derstine families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Derstine last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Derstine Family Origin

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Derstine Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Derstine

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Derstine Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Derstine Civil War Service Records

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