Derbyshire Family History

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Derbyshire Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Darbyshire.

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


Similar surnames: Abshire, Wilshire, Dewbre, Blackshire, Dewire, Dembski, Densmore

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Derbyshire Family Origin

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Derbyshire Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    10%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Carter

    3%
  • Farmer

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Derbyshire family was Farmer. Coal Miner, Labourer and Carter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Derbyshire. The most common Derbyshire occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 10% of Derbyshire's were Coal Miners.

Source: Census data for Derbyshire | Data not to scale

Derbyshire Historical Records

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Derbyshire Life Expectancy

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