Drab Name Meaning

Czech and Slovak (Dráb): occupational name from Czech dráb, which originally meant a foot soldier, but also came to denote a servant or retainer, especially an overseer of workers on an estate. Polish: nickname from drab ‘mercenary’; later ‘tall, strapping fellow’, and finally ‘ruffian’. Etymologically, this is the same word as in 1, but the sense development has been very different. Slovenian: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Drag, Kral, Graf, Drew, Hrabe, Grab, Dray, Dear, Rau, Bras

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Drab Family Origin

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Drab Family Occupations

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  • Tailor

    50%
  • Telegraph Operator

    50%

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In 1880, Tailor and Telegraph Operator were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Drab. The most common Drab occupation in the USA was Tailor. 50% of Drab's were Tailors.

Source: Census data for Drab | Data not to scale

Drab Historical Records

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Drab Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2003, Drab life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Drab in 1958 was 22, and 76 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Drab

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