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

What did your Drews ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Drews family was Groom. Blacksmith, Domestic Servant Unemployed and Dressmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Drews. The most common Drews occupation in the UK was Blacksmith. 11% of Drews's were Blacksmiths.

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  • Blacksmith

    11%
  • Domestic Servant Unemployed

    11%
  • Dressmaker

    11%
  • Groom

    11%

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

Drews Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 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 642 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 1,000 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

What is the average Drews lifespan?

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Drews

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Drews 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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