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Drought Name Meaning

(Leinster) reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Drochtaigh, which according to Woulfe is a derivative of drocht ‘millwheel’, i.e. a byname for a miller. (Counties Limerick and Clare) reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Droichid, from droichead ‘bridge’, more usually Anglicized as Bridgeman.

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


Similar surnames: Keough, Dougher, Wright, Bright, Fought, Raught, Brough, Krout

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Drought Family Origin

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Drought Family Occupations

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  • Annuitant

    6%
  • Bricklayer Labour

    6%
  • Clerk

    6%
  • Coal Heaver

    6%

In 1881, Annuitant, Bricklayer Labour and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Drought. A less common occupation for the Drought family was Coal Heaver. The most common Drought occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 6% of Drought's were Annuitants.

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Drought Historical Records

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Drought Life Expectancy

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