Deroy Family History

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Deroy Name Meaning

French: patronymic from the nickname Roy. Perhaps a variant of Dutch de Rooi, a nickname for a redhead.

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

Similar surnames: Derry, Leroy, Deloy, Dery, Debo, Daron, Debow, Depoy, Delon, Derby

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Deroy Family Origin

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Deroy Family Occupations

What did your Deroy ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, pawn Broker, Com. Traveler and Conductor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Deroy. A less common occupation for the Deroy family was Farmer. The most common Deroy occupation in the USA was Pawn Broker. 18% of Deroy's were Pawn Brokers.

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  • Pawn Broker

  • Com. Traveler

  • Conductor

  • Farmer


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Deroy Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Deroy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Deroy 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 676 immigration records available for the last name Deroy. 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 Deroy. For the veterans among your Deroy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Deroy Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Deroy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Deroy in 1956 was 52, and 68 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Deroy 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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