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

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Butcher

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Cabinet Maker

    3%

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In 1880, the most common Droll occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Droll's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Droll family was Cabinet Maker. Farmer, Butcher and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Droll.

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Droll Historical Records

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Droll Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Droll

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