Daring Family History

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Daring Name Meaning

English: perhaps be a nickname from Middle English daring ‘trembling’, ‘crouching or transfixed with fear’.

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

Similar surnames: Darling, Dring, Harling, Zaring, Haring, Dearing, Doring, Deming

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Daring Family Origin

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Daring Family Occupations

What did your Daring ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Daring family was Farming. The most common Daring occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Daring's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Daring.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Daring ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Daring Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

There are 567 immigration records available for the last name Daring. 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 Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Daring. For the veterans among your Daring ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Daring Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Daring life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Daring in 1962 was 70, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Daring

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Daring ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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