Drass Family History

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Drass Name Meaning

German: of uncertain derivation. It could be a variant of Drasch, from the Slavic stem dragi ‘dear’, as in the personal name Dragomir. Alternatively, it may be a variant of Drasse, perhaps from a Germanic personal name formed with thras (an element of uncertain etymology).

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

Similar surnames: Dress, Dross, Brass, Krass, Draus, Ross, Dragos, Grass, Ress, Blass

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Drass Family Origin

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Drass Family Occupations

What did your Drass ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, laborer, Farmer and Boatsman U. S. N. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Drass. A less common occupation for the Drass family was Builder. The most common Drass occupation in the USA was Laborer. 30% of Drass's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Boatsman U. S. N.

  • Builder


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Drass ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Drass Historical Records

What Drass family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Drass. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Drass census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 117 immigration records available for the last name Drass. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 431 military records available for the last name Drass. For the veterans among your Drass ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Drass Life Expectancy

What is the average Drass lifespan?

Between 1968 and 2004, in the United States, Drass life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Drass in 1968 was 73, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Drass

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Drass ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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