Darrell Family History

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Darrell Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): habitational name, with fused preposition d(e), for someone from Airelle in Calvados, France, or Airel in La Manche, Normandy.

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

Similar surnames: Barrell, Gatrell, Garrell, Carrell, Harrell, Worrell, Durrell

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Darrell Family Origin

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Darrell Family Occupations

What did your Darrell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Darrell family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Darrell. The most common Darrell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Darrell's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Blacksmith


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

Darrell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Darrell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Darrell 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Darrell. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Darrell. For the veterans among your Darrell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Darrell Life Expectancy

What is the average Darrell lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Darrell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Darrell in 1959 was 75, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Darrell 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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