Deroy Name Meaning

French: patronymic from the nickname Roy. Perhaps a variant of Dutch de Rooi, a nickname for a redhead.

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


Similar surnames: Derry, Leroy, Deloy, Dery, Debo, Daron, Debow, Depoy, Delon, Derby

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Deroy Family Origin

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Deroy Family Occupations

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  • Boot & Shoe Importer

    50%
  • Carpenter

    50%

In 1881, the most common Deroy occupation in the UK was Boot & Shoe Importer. 50% of Deroy's were Boot & Shoe Importers. Boot & Shoe Importer and Carpenter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Deroy.

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Deroy Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, Deroy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Deroy in 1956 was 52, and 68 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Deroy

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