Derricott Family History

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Derricott Name Meaning

English: habitational name, possibly a variant of Darracott, from Darracott in Devon. However, the present-day concentration of the form Derricott in the West Midlands and Shropshire suggests that this may be a distinct name, from a different source, now lost.

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

Similar surnames: Herriott, Merritt, Ellicott, Kennicott, Merrick, Arscott, Escott

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Derricott Family Origin

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Derricott Family Occupations

What did your Derricott ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Derricott family was Laborer. The most common Derricott occupation in the USA was Farm Laborer. 25% of Derricott's were Farm Laborers. Farm Laborer, Farmer and Gardner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Derricott.

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  • Farm Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Gardner

  • Laborer


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Derricott Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Derricott. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Derricott 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 135 immigration records available for the last name Derricott. 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 304 military records available for the last name Derricott. For the veterans among your Derricott ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Derricott Life Expectancy

What is the average Derricott lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Derricott life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Derricott in 1963 was 63, and 75 in 2004.

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