Drape Name Meaning

English: metonymic occupational name for a maker and seller of woolen cloth, from Old French drap ‘cloth’.

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


Similar surnames: Draper, Drapeau, Grape, Dame, Drake, Cripe, Pape, Grapes, Drane

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Drape Family Origin

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Drape Family Occupations

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  • Tailor

    12%
  • Artist (Painter)

    6%
  • Auctioneer

    6%
  • Charwoman

    6%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Drape family was Charwoman. Tailor, Artist (Painter) and Auctioneer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Drape. The most common Drape occupation in the UK was Tailor. 12% of Drape's were Tailors.

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Drape Historical Records

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Drape Life Expectancy

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Between 1965 and 2004, Drape life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Drape in 1965 was 87, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Drape

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