Darbyshire Family History

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Darbyshire Name Meaning

regional name from the hundred of West Derby in Lancashire, which was often referred to in the Middle Ages as Derbyshire. The surname is still chiefly common in Lancashire, rather than Derbyshire. Nevertheless, it may also be a regional name from the county of Derbyshire, centered on the city of Derby (see Darby).

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


Similar surnames: Hampshire, Berkshire, Yamashiro, Hartshorn, Wiltshire, Cheshire

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Darbyshire Family Origin

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Darbyshire Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    13%
  • Farmer

    6%
  • Carter

    2%
  • Labourer

    2%

In 1881, Coal Miner, Farmer and Carter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Darbyshire. A less common occupation for the Darbyshire family was Labourer. The most common Darbyshire occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 13% of Darbyshire's were Coal Miners.

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Darbyshire Historical Records

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Darbyshire Life Expectancy

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