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Driscoll Family History

Driscoll Name Meaning
Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hEidirsceóil ‘descendant of the messenger’, from eidirsceól ‘go-between’, ‘intermediary’, ‘news bearer’ (a compound of eidir ‘between’ + scéal ‘story’, ‘news’). Bearers of this Irish surname claim descent from a single 10th-century ancestor.

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

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280,777 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
33,274 Military Records
36,717 Immigration Records
199,060 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Driscoll Families

  • Number of Driscoll families
     584 - 1,166
     195 - 583
     1 - 194
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Driscoll families
     691 - 1,379
     231 - 690
     1 - 230
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Driscoll families
     8 - 13
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Driscoll Family Origin

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Driscoll Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Driscoll

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Driscoll Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Driscoll Civil War Service Records

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