Driscoll Family History

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Driscoll Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hEidirsceóil ‘descendant of the messenger’, from eidirsceól ‘go-between’, ‘intermediary’, ‘news bearer’ (a compound of eidir ‘between’ + scéal ‘story’, ‘news’). Bearers of this Irish surname claim descent from a single 10th-century ancestor.

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


Similar surnames: O'driscoll, Frisco, Driskill, Driskell, Drisko, Druschel, Driskel

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Driscoll Family Origin

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Driscoll Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    12%
  • Charwoman

    2%
  • Dock Labourer

    2%
  • Gen Lab

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Driscoll family was Gen Lab. The most common Driscoll occupation in the UK was Labourer. 12% of Driscoll's were Labourers. Labourer, Charwoman and Dock Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Driscoll.

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Driscoll Historical Records

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Driscoll Life Expectancy

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