Drumwright Family History

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Drumwright Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. The name has 18th-century associations with Louisa county, VA.

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

Similar surnames: Dummitt, Arkwright, Wainwright, Cartwright, Burright, Dwight

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Drumwright Family Origin

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Drumwright Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Drumwright occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Drumwright's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Drumwright family was Carpenter. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Drumwright.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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Drumwright Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Drumwright. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Drumwright 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 48 immigration records available for the last name Drumwright. 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 335 military records available for the last name Drumwright. For the veterans among your Drumwright ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Drumwright Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Drumwright life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Drumwright in 1955 was 37, and 64 in 2004.

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