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 1880, a less common occupation for the Derrickson family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Derrickson. The most common Derrickson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Derrickson's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Barber

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Derrickson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 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 642 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

What is the average Derrickson lifespan?

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Derrickson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Derrickson 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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