Darrington Family History

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Darrington Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Darrington in West Yorkshire, recorded in Domesday Book as Darni(n)tone ‘settlement (Old English tun) associated with (a man called) Deornoth’.

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

Similar surnames: Harrington, Derrington, Farrington, Dorrington, Darlington

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Darrington Family Origin

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Darrington Family Occupations

What did your Darrington ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Farmworker and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Darrington. 4% of Darrington men worked as a Farmworker and 52% of Darrington women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Darrington were Agricultural Labourer and Unpaid Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Farmworker
  • Old Age Pensioner
  • Railway Clerk
  • Agricultural Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Private Means
  • Unpaid Domestic

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

Darrington Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Darrington. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Darrington 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 651 immigration records available for the last name Darrington. 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 865 military records available for the last name Darrington. For the veterans among your Darrington ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Darrington Life Expectancy

What is the average Darrington lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Darrington life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Darrington in 1954 was 55, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Darrington

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Darrington 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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