Drummond Family History

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Drummond Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from any of the various places, as for example Drymen near Stirling and Drummond (Castle) in Perthshire, that are named from Gaelic drumainn, a derivative of druim ‘ridge’.

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

Similar surnames: Drummonds, Drum, Dutton, Rumford, Desmond, Diamond, Dummer, Crumpton

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Drummond Family Origin

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Drummond Family Occupations

What did your Drummond ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Drummond. 4% of Drummond men worked as a General Labourer and 51% of Drummond women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Drummond were Incapacitated and Unpaid Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Builders Labourer
  • Farmer
  • Incapacitated

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
  • Housewife
  • Unpaid Domestic

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

Drummond Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 171,000 census records available for the last name Drummond. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Drummond 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 34,000 immigration records available for the last name Drummond. 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 24,000 military records available for the last name Drummond. For the veterans among your Drummond ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Drummond Life Expectancy

What is the average Drummond lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Drummond life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Drummond in 1942 was 35, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Drummond

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Drummond 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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