Darbyshire Family History

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Darbyshire Name Meaning

regional name from the hundred of West Derby in Lancashire, which was often referred to in the Middle Ages as Derbyshire. The surname is still chiefly common in Lancashire, rather than Derbyshire. Nevertheless, it may also be a regional name from the county of Derbyshire, centered on the city of Derby (see Darby).

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


Similar surnames: Hampshire, Berkshire, Yamashiro, Hartshorn, Wiltshire, Cheshire

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Darbyshire Family Origin

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Darbyshire Family Occupations

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  • School

    50%
  • Manufactor

    25%

In 1881, School and Manufactor were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Darbyshire. The most common Darbyshire occupation in Canada was School. 50% of Darbyshire's were Schools.

Source: Census data for Darbyshire | Data not to scale

Darbyshire Historical Records

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Darbyshire Life Expectancy

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