Droll Family History

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Droll Name Meaning

nickname for a chubby funny man, from Middle Low German dral ‘round’, ‘whirly’. variant of the nickname Troll ‘demon’.

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

Similar surnames: Doll, Kroll, Groll, Troll, Grill, Roll, Broll, Trull, Dull, Brill

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Droll Family Origin

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Droll Family Occupations

What did your Droll ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Labourer And Carter was the top reported job for people in the UK named Droll.

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Labourer And Carter

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Droll Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Droll. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Droll 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 446 immigration records available for the last name Droll. 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 Droll. For the veterans among your Droll ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Droll Life Expectancy

What is the average Droll lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Droll life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Droll in 1962 was 83, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Droll

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Droll 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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