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Draves Name Meaning

Variant spelling of German Drewes. English: topographic name, from Old English draf ‘drove’, ‘cattle track’.

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


Similar surnames: Dravis, Daves, Graves, Travis, Dreves, Graver, Drake, Greaves, Driver

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Draves Family Origin

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Draves Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Coal Miner

    4%

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In 1880, the most common Draves occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Draves's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Draves. A less common occupation for the Draves family was Coal Miner.

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Draves Life Expectancy

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