Derickson Family History

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Derickson Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from the personal name Derick, a reduced form of Diederik (see Dederick).

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


Similar surnames: Erickson, Derrickson, Dirickson, Dedrickson, Derick, Rickson

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Derickson Family Origin

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Derickson Family Occupations

What did your Derickson ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Derickson. 24% of Derickson men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Derickson women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Derickson were Farming and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    24%
  • Farmer
    15%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Farming
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    18%
  • Secretary
    14%
  • Seamstress
    14%
  • Housewife
    14%

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

Derickson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Derickson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Derickson 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 247 immigration records available for the last name Derickson. 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 986 military records available for the last name Derickson. For the veterans among your Derickson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Derickson Life Expectancy

What is the average Derickson lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Derickson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Derickson in 1953 was 50, and 80 in 2004.

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