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Darville Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): variant of Darvill a habitational name someone from any of the places in France called Orville (Orne Pas-de-Calais) Urville (Auche Calvados Manche) or Orival (Charente Seine-Maritime Somme) with fused preposition d(e) ‘from’. French: habitational name for someone from either of two places called Arville in Loir-et-Cher and Seine-et-Marne with fused preposition d(e) ‘from’.

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


Similar surnames: Carville, Douville, Courville, Banville, Saville, Deville, Granville

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Where is the Darville family from?

You can see how Darville families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Darville family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Darville families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 71 Darville families living in London. This was about 37% of all the recorded Darville's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Darville families in 1891.
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What did your Darville ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Retired and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Darville. 100% of Darville men worked as a Retired and 86% of Darville 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 Male Occupations In 1939

  • Retired
    100%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    86%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    5%
  • Housekeeper
    5%
  • Childrens Nurse Travelling
    5%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Darville. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Darville 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Darville. 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 357 military records available for the last name Darville. For the veterans among your Darville ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Darville lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Darville life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Darville in 1958 was 40, and 81 in 2004.

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