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Daring Name Meaning

English: perhaps be a nickname from Middle English daring ‘trembling’, ‘crouching or transfixed with fear’.

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


Similar surnames: Darling, Dring, Harling, Zaring, Haring, Dearing, Doring, Deming

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Where is the Daring family from?

You can see how Daring families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Daring family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Daring families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 21 Daring families living in London. This was about 37% of all the recorded Daring's in the UK. London had the highest population of Daring families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Daring surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Daring ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Daring. 72% of Daring 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
    72%
  • Boardinghouse Keeper
    29%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Daring. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Daring 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 567 immigration records available for the last name Daring. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Daring. For the veterans among your Daring ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Daring lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Daring life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Daring in 1962 was 70, and 87 in 2004.

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