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Darson Family History

Darson 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: Parson, Daron, Marson, Sarson, Garson, Larson, Karson, Farson, Carson

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Where is the Darson family from?

You can see how Darson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Darson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Darson families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1891 there was 1 Darson family living in Derbyshire. This was about 50% of all the recorded Darson's in United Kingdom. Derbyshire and 1 other county had the highest population of Darson families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Darson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Darson ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Darson. 100% of Darson women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Darson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Darson 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 555 immigration records available for the last name Darson. 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 224 military records available for the last name Darson. For the veterans among your Darson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Darson lifespan?

Between 1973 and 2004, in the United States, Darson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Darson in 1973 was 88, and 85 in 2004.

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