Dreher Family History

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Dreher Name Meaning

South German and Swiss German: occupational name for a turner, from an agent derivative of Middle High German dræhen, dræjen ‘to turn’. See also Dressler.

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


Similar surnames: Dreyer, Drescher, Kreyer, Preyer, Freier, Dieker, Dresser, Breuer

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Dreher Family Origin

Where is the Dreher family from?

Dreher Family Occupations

What did your Dreher ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Carpenter cooper and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Dreher. 5% of Dreher men worked as a Carpenter cooper and 58% of Dreher women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dreher were Compounder Pulversion and Ill (otherwise Childrens Work)

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Carpenter cooper
    5%
  • Cloth Calenderman
    5%
  • Cloth Steamer
    5%
  • Compounder Pulversion
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    58%
  • Dressmaker Sewing Machine
    6%
  • Housemaid
    6%
  • Ill (otherwise Childrens Work)
    6%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Dreher Historical Records

What Dreher family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Dreher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dreher census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Dreher

Passenger List

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Dreher. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Dreher. For the veterans among your Dreher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dreher Life Expectancy

What is the average Dreher lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Dreher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Dreher in 1944 was 53, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dreher

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dreher 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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