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

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Darbyshire Family Origin

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Darbyshire Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Brick Mason

    13%
  • Brick Molder

    7%
  • Brickmaker

    7%

In 1880, the most common Darbyshire occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Darbyshire's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Darbyshire family was Brickmaker. Farmer, Brick Mason and Brick Molder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Darbyshire.

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Darbyshire Historical Records

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Darbyshire Life Expectancy

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