Deering Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Deering Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Dear 1. Americanized form of German Thüring, regional name for someone from Thuringia.

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

Similar surnames: Dearing, Doering, Dering, Seering, Detering, Peeling, Duehring

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Deering Family Origin

Where is the Deering family from?

Deering Family Occupations

What did your Deering ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Domestic were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Deering. 75% of Deering men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Deering women worked as a Domestic. Some less common occupations for Americans named Deering were Labourer and Housekeeper

View Census data for Deering | Data not to scale

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Domestic
  • Housekeeper

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Deering Historical Records

What Deering family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 39,000 census records available for the last name Deering. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Deering census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Deering

Passenger List

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Deering. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

View all Deering immigration records

Draft Card

There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Deering. For the veterans among your Deering ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Deering military records

You've only scratched the surface of Deering family history.

Deering Life Expectancy

What is the average Deering lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Deering life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Deering in 1946 was 42, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Deering

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Deering 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.

Famous Deering Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name

14-Day Free Trial