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Derksen Name Meaning

Dutch, North German, and Danish: patronymic from the personal name Derk.

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


Similar surnames: Dirksen, Bernsen, Diersen, Hermsen, Doerksen, Gerken, Deren, Karlsen

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Derksen Family Origin

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Derksen Family Occupations

What did your Derksen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Derksen occupation in the USA was Barber. 14% of Derksen's were Barbers. A less common occupation for the Derksen family was Farmer. Barber, Cigar Maker and Compositor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Derksen.

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  • Barber

    14%
  • Cigar Maker

    14%
  • Compositor

    14%
  • Farmer

    14%

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

Derksen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Derksen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Derksen 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Derksen. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Derksen. For the veterans among your Derksen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Derksen Life Expectancy

What is the average Derksen lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Derksen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Derksen in 1944 was 37, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Derksen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Derksen 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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