Derricott Family History

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Derricott Name Meaning

English: habitational name, possibly a variant of Darracott, from Darracott in Devon. However, the present-day concentration of the form Derricott in the West Midlands and Shropshire suggests that this may be a distinct name, from a different source, now lost.

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


Similar surnames: Herriott, Merritt, Ellicott, Kennicott, Merrick, Arscott, Escott

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Derricott Family Origin

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Derricott Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    40%
  • Ag Labr

    5%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Clerk

    5%

In 1881, Coal Miner, Ag Labr and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Derricott. A less common occupation for the Derricott family was Clerk. The most common Derricott occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 40% of Derricott's were Coal Miners.

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Derricott Historical Records

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Derricott Life Expectancy

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