Derrickson Family History

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Derrickson Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from the personal name Derrick.

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


Similar surnames: Derickson, Dedrickson, Dirickson, Erickson, Derrick, Derksen

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Derrickson Family Origin

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Derrickson Family Occupations

What did your Derrickson ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Derrickson. 25% of Derrickson men worked as a Farmer and 26% of Derrickson women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Derrickson were Painter and Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    25%
  • Laborer
    21%
  • Clerk
    8%
  • Painter
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    26%
  • Housewife
    16%
  • Teacher
    11%
  • Bookkeeper
    8%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Derrickson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Derrickson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Derrickson 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 374 immigration records available for the last name Derrickson. 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 Derrickson. For the veterans among your Derrickson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Derrickson Life Expectancy

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Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Derrickson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Derrickson in 1941 was 43, and 74 in 2004.

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