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Driver Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a driver of horses or oxen attached to a cart or plow, or of loose cattle, from a Middle English agent derivative of Old English drifan ‘to drive’.

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


Similar surnames: Drover, Diver, Rimer, Rivers, Graver, Dreher, Writer, Draves, River

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Driver Family Origin

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Driver Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    6%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Cotton Weaver

    3%

In 1881, the most common Driver occupation in the UK was Farmer. 6% of Driver's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Driver family was Cotton Weaver. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Driver.

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Driver Historical Records

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Driver Life Expectancy

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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)

James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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