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Darbee Family History

Darbee Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Barbee, Darby, Harben, Barber, Mabee, Barbe, Garber, Darney, Arber

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Where is the Darbee family from?

You can see how Darbee families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Darbee family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Darbee families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 9 Darbee families living in London. This was about 38% of all the recorded Darbee's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Darbee families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Darbee surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Darbee ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Darbee. 40% of Darbee men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Darbee women worked as a Saleslady. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    40%
  • Teacher
    16%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Mechanic
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Saleslady
    100%
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What Darbee family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Darbee. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Darbee census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 111 immigration records available for the last name Darbee. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 278 military records available for the last name Darbee. For the veterans among your Darbee ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Darbee lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Darbee life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Darbee in 1966 was 91, and 85 in 2004.

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