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Derbes Name Meaning

German: nickname from a derivative of Middle Low German derve ‘strong’, ‘tough’, ‘simple’, or perhaps a reduced form of Der(b)fuss, literally ‘strong foot’; presumably a nickname.

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


Similar surnames: Erbes, Berkes, Deren, Deubel, Erber, Deibel, Gerber, Werber, Berges

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Derbes Family Origin

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Derbes Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Derbes occupation in the USA was Autioneer. 50% of Derbes's were Autioneers. Autioneer and Storekeeper were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Derbes.

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  • Autioneer

    50%
  • Storekeeper

    50%

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Derbes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Derbes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Derbes 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Derbes. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Derbes. For the veterans among your Derbes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Derbes Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Derbes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Derbes in 1956 was 50, and 62 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Derbes 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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