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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

What did your Driscoll ancestors do for a living?

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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  • Labourer

    12%
  • Charwoman

    2%
  • Dock Labourer

    2%
  • Gen Lab

    2%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Driscoll ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Driscoll Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Driscoll. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Driscoll census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Driscoll. 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 Card

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

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Driscoll Life Expectancy

What is the average Driscoll lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Driscoll life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Driscoll in 1941 was 50, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Driscoll

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Driscoll ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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