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Derrick Name Meaning

English and Dutch: from the personal name Derrick (now more commonly spelled Derek in England, earlier Dederick), which was introduced to England in the 15th century, from Dutch Diederick, Dirck (see Terry). Irish: an English introduction of the same origin as 1, but occasionally a variant of Derrig.

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


Similar surnames: Merrick, Herrick, Derick, Gerrick, Henrick, Garrick, Berwick, Kerrick

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Derrick Family Origin

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Derrick Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Going To School

    19%
  • Servant

    11%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1881, the most common Derrick occupation in Canada was Farmer. 44% of Derrick's were Farmers. Farmer, Going To School and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Derrick. A less common occupation for the Derrick family was Carpenter.

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Derrick Life Expectancy

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