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Derwin Name Meaning

Irish (Connacht): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dearbháin ‘descendant of Dearbhán’, a personal name from a diminutive of dearbh ‘certain’.

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


Similar surnames: Devlin, Erwin, Durkin, Darwin, Gerwin, Merlin, Persin, Gervin, Serlin

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Derwin Family Origin

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Derwin Family Occupations

What did your Derwin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer and Son were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Derwin. The most common Derwin occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Derwin's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Son

    50%

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

Derwin Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Derwin Life Expectancy

What is the average Derwin lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Derwin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Derwin in 1958 was 59, and 81 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Derwin 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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