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Darin Name Meaning

Serbian and Russian: metronymic from the female personal name Dara (Russian Darja). Bulgarian: from Daro, a pet form of the personal name Todor (see Theodore). Italian: northern variant of Darino, from a pet form of Dario.

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

Similar surnames: Marin, Garin, Dorin, Dalin, Carlin, Markin, Dario, Makin, Darwin

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Where is the Darin family from?

You can see how Darin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Darin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Darin families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 19 Darin families living in West Virginia. This was about 17% of all the recorded Darin's in the USA. West Virginia had the highest population of Darin families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Darin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Darin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Darin. 23% of Darin men worked as a Laborer and 19% of Darin women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Darin were Buffer and Secretary.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Carpenter
  • Buffer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Clerk
  • Housewife
  • Secretary
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Darin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Darin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 843 immigration records available for the last name Darin. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 10,000 military records available for the last name Darin. For the veterans among your Darin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Darin lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Darin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Darin in 1940 was 36, and 82 in 2004.

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