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

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Farming

    23%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Derickson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Derickson 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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