Darius Family History

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Darius Name Meaning

French: from the Late Latin personal name Darius, Greek Dareios, which was borne by various kings of ancient Persia, including Darius I (522–486 bc). The ancient Persian form of the name was Darayavahush, meaning ‘possessor’, from daraya(miy) ‘possess’, ‘maintain’ + vahu ‘good’, ‘well’. This became accepted as a Christian name in medieval Europe in honor of a saint martyred at Nicaea at an uncertain date.

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

Similar surnames: Paris, Aries, Danis, Duris, Doris, Maris, Caris, Marcus, Arias, Garis

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Darius Family Origin

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Darius Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Darius occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Darius's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Darius family was Harness Maker. Farmer, Keeping House and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Darius.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Blacksmith

  • Harness Maker


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Darius Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Darius. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Darius 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 276 immigration records available for the last name Darius. 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 Card

There are 314 military records available for the last name Darius. For the veterans among your Darius ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Darius Life Expectancy

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Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Darius life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Darius in 1960 was 34, and 45 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Darius 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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