Derleth Family History

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Derleth Name Meaning

German origin: from a Germanic personal name, perhaps composed of Old High German dart ‘spear’ + walt ‘rule’.

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

Similar surnames: Berreth, Gerlt, Hereth, Merle, Wermuth, Dehler, Demuth, Dersch, Deren

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Derleth Family Origin

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Derleth Family Occupations

What did your Derleth ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Derleth family was Engineer. Blacksmith, Carpenter and Doctor Medicine were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Derleth. The most common Derleth occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 9% of Derleth's were Blacksmiths.

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  • Blacksmith

  • Carpenter

  • Doctor Medicine

  • Engineer


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

Derleth Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Derleth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Derleth 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 242 immigration records available for the last name Derleth. 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 497 military records available for the last name Derleth. For the veterans among your Derleth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Derleth Life Expectancy

What is the average Derleth lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Derleth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Derleth in 1962 was 75, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Derleth

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Derleth 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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