Derby Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Darby.

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

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Derby Family Origin

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Derby Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Derby family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Derby. The most common Derby occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Derby's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Derby | Data not to scale

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Derby Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Derby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Derby in 1945 was 38, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Derby

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