Dermody Family History

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Dermody Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Diarmada ‘descendant of Diarmaid’, the same personal name as gave rise to McDermott.

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

Similar surnames: Carmody, Dearmond, Kermode, Briody, Desmond, Derry, Demory, Dermott

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Dermody Family Origin

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Dermody Family Occupations

What did your Dermody ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dermody family was Drayman. Keeping House, Laborer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dermody. The most common Dermody occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 14% of Dermody's were Keeping Houses.

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  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Drayman


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

Dermody Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Dermody. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dermody 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Dermody. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Dermody. For the veterans among your Dermody ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dermody Life Expectancy

What is the average Dermody lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Dermody life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Dermody in 1946 was 43, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dermody

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dermody 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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