Drane Name Meaning

English: nickname for a lazy man, from Middle English drone ‘drone’, ‘male honey bee’, long taken as a symbol of idleness (Old English dran). English: variant spelling of Drain.

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


Similar surnames: Crane, Drake, Drone, Krane, Dane, Draine, Frane, Deane, Drape, Drage

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Drane Family Origin

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Drane Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    16%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Ag Labourer

    3%
  • Bricklayer

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Drane family was Bricklayer. The most common Drane occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 16% of Drane's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Ag Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Drane.

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Drane Historical Records

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Drane Life Expectancy

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Between 1950 and 2004, Drane life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Drane in 1950 was 51, and 67 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Drane

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