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Derrick Name Meaning

English and Dutch: from the personal name Derrick (now more commonly spelled Derek in England, earlier Dederick), which was introduced to England in the 15th century, from Dutch Diederick, Dirck (see Terry). Irish: an English introduction of the same origin as 1, but occasionally a variant of Derrig.

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


Similar surnames: Merrick, Herrick, Derick, Gerrick, Henrick, Garrick, Berwick, Kerrick

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Derrick Family Origin

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Derrick Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Farm Labourer

    3%
  • Coal Miner

    2%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Farm Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Derrick. The most common Derrick occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Derrick's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Derrick family was Coal Miner.

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Derrick Historical Records

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Derrick Life Expectancy

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