Deering Family History

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Deering Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Dear 1. Americanized form of German Thüring, regional name for someone from Thuringia.

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

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

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Deering Family Origin

Where is the Deering family from?

Deering Family Occupations

What did your Deering ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Deering occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 11% of Deering's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Deering family was Painter. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Chimney Sweep were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Deering.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Labourer

  • Chimney Sweep

  • Painter


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Deering ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Deering Historical Records

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Census Record

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 List

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 Card

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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Deering Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Deering

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Deering 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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