Droge Family History

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Droge Name Meaning

German (Dröge): see Droege. German: from a byname of uncertain derivation, cognate with German Trug- ‘deception’, ‘illusion’ or Old Norse drog ‘load’. Dutch: nickname from Middle Dutch droog ‘dry’, ‘boring’, ‘unfriendly’.

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

Similar surnames: Drake, Droege, Broge, Drone, Grogg, Droste, Voge, Drott, Roger, Wrege

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Droge Family Origin

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Droge Family Occupations

What did your Droge ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Droge. 26% of Droge men worked as a Farmer and 37% of Droge women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Droge were Upholsterer and Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Upholsterer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Housewife
  • Bookeeper
  • Maid

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

Droge Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Droge. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Droge 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Droge. 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 987 military records available for the last name Droge. For the veterans among your Droge ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Droge Life Expectancy

What is the average Droge lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Droge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Droge in 1948 was 49, and 69 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Droge 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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