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Derrington Name Meaning

English (Warwickshire and Staffordshire): variant of Dorrington . Compare Derington .

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

Similar surnames: Darrington, Dorrington, Errington, Burrington, Harrington, Farrington

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Where is the Derrington family from?

You can see how Derrington families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Derrington family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Derrington families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 66 Derrington families living in Warwickshire. This was about 34% of all the recorded Derrington's in United Kingdom. Warwickshire had the highest population of Derrington families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Derrington surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Derrington ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Derrington. 74% of Derrington women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic Dutie
  • Unpaid Domestic Duti
  • Unpaid Domestic Du
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Derrington. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Derrington census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 396 immigration records available for the last name Derrington. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Derrington. For the veterans among your Derrington ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Derrington lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Derrington life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Derrington in 1953 was 48, and 80 in 2004.

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