Derrig Family History

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Derrig Name Meaning

Irish (Connacht): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Deirg ‘descendant of Dearg’, a byname meaning ‘red’. (In Gaelic pronunciation an epenthetic vowel is inserted between r and g.)

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


Similar surnames: Derwin, Derry, Ferris, Carrig, Ferrin, Perri, Denig, Herring, Herrin

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Derrig Family Origin

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Derrig Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    20%
  • Miner

    15%
  • Farmer

    10%
  • Conductor R.R.

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Derrig family was Conductor R.R.. The most common Derrig occupation in the USA was Laborer. 20% of Derrig's were Laborers. Laborer, Miner and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Derrig.

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Derrig Historical Records

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Derrig Life Expectancy

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