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Derrington Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Staffordshire called Derrington, recorded in Domesday Book as Dodintone ‘settlement (tun) associated with a man called Do(d)a or Dud(d)a’.

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


Similar surnames: Darrington, Dorrington, Errington, Burrington, Harrington, Farrington

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Derrington Family Origin

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Derrington Family Occupations

What did your Derrington ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Derrington. A less common occupation for the Derrington family was Blacksmith. The most common Derrington occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Derrington's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Farming

    15%
  • Keeping House

    15%
  • Blacksmith

    8%

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

Derrington Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Derrington. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Derrington 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 Derrington. 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 Derrington. For the veterans among your Derrington ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Derrington Life Expectancy

What is the average Derrington lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Derrington life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Derrington in 1953 was 48, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Derrington

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Derrington 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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