Drood Family History

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Drood Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Drozd, Rood, Croom, Hood, Rook, Roos, Crook, Root, Dodd, Brook

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Drood Family Origin

Where is the Drood family from?

Drood Family Occupations

What did your Drood ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Drood occupation in the UK was Plasterer. 100% of Drood's were Plasterers.

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  • Plasterer


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

Drood Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 35 census records available for the last name Drood. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Drood 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 14 immigration records available for the last name Drood. 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 4 military records available for the last name Drood. For the veterans among your Drood ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Drood Life Expectancy

What is the average Drood lifespan?

Between 1971 and 1983, in the United States, Drood life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Drood in 1971 was 79, and 85 in 1983.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Drood

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Drood 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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