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 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Derington. 63% of Derington men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Derington women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Derington were Machinist and New Worker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • New Worker

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

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.

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