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Deering Family History

Deering Name Meaning

English (Middlesex and Buckinghamshire): variant of Dearing . Americanized form of German Döring (see Doering ). Dutch: variant of Detering .

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


Similar surnames: Dearing, Doering, Dering, Seering, Detering, Peeling, Duehring

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Where is the Deering family from?

You can see how Deering families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Deering family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Deering families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 118 Deering families living in London. This was about 31% of all the recorded Deering's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Deering families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Deering surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Deering ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Dock Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Deering. 16% of Deering men worked as a Dock Labourer and 77% of Deering women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Deering were Labourer and Private Means. .

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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 Male Occupations In 1939

  • Dock Labourer
    16%
  • General Labourer
    16%
  • Aircraft Fitter
    16%
  • Labourer
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    77%
  • Housewife
    4%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    3%
  • Private Means
    3%
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Census Records

There are 39,000 census records available for the last name Deering. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Deering 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Deering. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Deering. For the veterans among your Deering ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Deering lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Deering life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Deering in 1946 was 42, and 71 in 2004.

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