Darbyshire Family History
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Darbyshire Name Meaning
regional name from the hundred of West Derby in Lancashire, which was often referred to in the Middle Ages as Derbyshire. The surname is still chiefly common in Lancashire, rather than Derbyshire. Nevertheless, it may also be a regional name from the county of Derbyshire, centered on the city of Derby (see Darby).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press