Derington Family History

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Derington Name Meaning

Variant spelling of the English habitational name Derrington.

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

Similar surnames: Derrington, Herington, Edrington, Arrington, Herrington, Henington

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Derington Family Origin

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Derington Family Occupations

What did your Derington ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Derington occupation in the USA was Farmer. 72% of Derington's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Derington family was Horse Trader. Farmer, At Home and Chair Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Derington.

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  • Farmer

  • At Home

  • Chair Maker

  • Horse Trader


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

Derington Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Derington. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Derington 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 86 immigration records available for the last name Derington. 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.

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Draft Card

There are 216 military records available for the last name Derington. For the veterans among your Derington ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Derington Life Expectancy

What is the average Derington lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Derington life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Derington in 1962 was 68, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Derington

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Derington 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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