Drish Family History

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Drish Name Meaning

Probably a variant of North German Driesch, a topographic name for someone who lived by an uncultivated piece of land used for pasture, or a habitational name from any of several places in Rhineland called Driesch.

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

Similar surnames: Rush, Drill, Rish, Brush, Drach, Dreis, Duis, Huish, Derise, Frisch

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Drish Family Origin

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Drish Family Occupations

What did your Drish ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Drish family was Day Laborer. The most common Drish occupation in the USA was Laborer. 46% of Drish's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and City Police were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Drish.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • City Police

  • Day Laborer


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

Drish Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Drish. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Drish 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 79 immigration records available for the last name Drish. 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 307 military records available for the last name Drish. For the veterans among your Drish ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Drish Life Expectancy

What is the average Drish lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Drish life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Drish in 1963 was 82, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Drish

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Drish 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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