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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  • Blacksmith

    11%
  • Domestic Servant Unemployed

    11%
  • Dressmaker

    11%
  • Groom

    11%

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

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Drews Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Drews

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