Derr Family History

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Derr Name Meaning

Southern and eastern German: nickname for a thin person, a variant of Dürr (see Durr).

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


Similar surnames: Dorr, Dirr, Doerr, Durr, Herr, Darr, Duerr, Zerr, Derk, Derry

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Derr Family Origin

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Derr Family Occupations

What did your Derr ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Derr occupation in Canada was Farmer. 100% of Derr's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    100%

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Derr Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Derr. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Derr 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Derr. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Derr. For the veterans among your Derr ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Derr Life Expectancy

What is the average Derr lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Derr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Derr in 1942 was 36, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Derr 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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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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