Drews Family History

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Drews Name Meaning

English and Scottish: patronymic from the personal name Drew, a short form of Andrew. Danish, Dutch, and German: from a vernacular form of the personal name Andreas.

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

Similar surnames: Drewes, Drew, Drees, Dress, Dees, Reis, Dies, Crews, Ress, Dreis

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Drews Family Origin

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Drews Family Occupations

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In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Drews. 58% of Drews women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Beer Bottler Heavy Work
  • Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Service

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

Drews Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Drews. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Drews 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Drews. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Drews. For the veterans among your Drews ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Drews Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Drews life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Drews in 1951 was 50, and 76 in 2004.

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