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Darling Name Meaning

English and Scottish: from Middle English derling, Old English deorling ‘darling’, ‘beloved one’, a derivative of deor ‘dear’, ‘beloved’ (see Dear 1). This was quite a common Old English byname, which remained current as a personal name into the 14th century. The surname probably derives at least in part from this use, probably in part also from a Middle English nickname.

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


Similar surnames: Harling, Darwin, Dalling, Daring, Arling, Harding, Dowling, Burling

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Darling Family Origin

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Darling Family Occupations

What did your Darling ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Darling. A less common occupation for the Darling family was Carpenter. The most common Darling occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Darling's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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Darling Historical Records

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Darling Life Expectancy

What is the average Darling lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, Darling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Darling in 1944 was 46, and 75 in 2004.

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