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Driscoll Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hEidirsceóil ‘descendant of the messenger’, from eidirsceól ‘go-between’, ‘intermediary’, ‘news bearer’ (a compound of eidir ‘between’ + scéal ‘story’, ‘news’). Bearers of this Irish surname claim descent from a single 10th-century ancestor.

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


Similar surnames: O'driscoll, Frisco, Driskill, Driskell, Drisko, Druschel, Driskel

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Driscoll Family Origin

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Driscoll Family Occupations

What did your Driscoll ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Driscoll. A less common occupation for the Driscoll family was Keeps House. The most common Driscoll occupation in the USA was Laborer. 25% of Driscoll's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    25%
  • Farmer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Keeps House

    2%

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Driscoll Historical Records

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

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Driscoll Life Expectancy

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Between 1941 and 2004, Driscoll life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Driscoll in 1941 was 50, and 76 in 2004.

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