Derstine Family History

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Derstine Name Meaning

Altered spelling of a Swiss German habitational name, from places called Dierstein in Baden and northern Bavaria.

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


Similar surnames: Dorsten, Dertinger, Erskine, Pershing, Castine, Dustin, Kersting

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Derstine Family Origin

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Derstine Family Occupations

What did your Derstine ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Derstine family was Keeping House. The most common Derstine occupation in the USA was Farmer. 65% of Derstine's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Derstine.

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  • Farmer

    65%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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Derstine Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Derstine ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Derstine Life Expectancy

What is the average Derstine lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, Derstine life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Derstine in 1962 was 71, and 78 in 2004.

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