Drayer Family History

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Drayer Name Meaning

Dutch: occupational name for a wood or bone turner, Middle Dutch drayere, an agent derivative of draaien ‘to turn’.

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


Similar surnames: Dreyer, Dryer, Draper, Brader, Player, Preyer, Graber, Driver, Graper

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Drayer Family Origin

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Drayer Family Occupations

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

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  • Cigar Maker

    33%
  • Labourer

    33%
  • Waiter

    33%

In 1881, the most common Drayer occupation in the UK was Cigar Maker. 33% of Drayer's were Cigar Makers. Cigar Maker and Labourer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Drayer. A less common occupation for the Drayer family was Waiter.

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Drayer Historical Records

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Drayer Life Expectancy

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