Drye Family History

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Drye Name Meaning

English: variant of Dray.

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

Similar surnames: Dry, Daye, Frye, Drey, Ree, Crye, Dryer, Brye, Dye, Hoye

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Drye Family Origin

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Drye Family Occupations

What did your Drye ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Builders Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Drye. 8% of Drye men worked as a Builders Labourer and 49% of Drye women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Drye were Beadle vate and Blanket Weaver

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Builders Labourer
  • At Present Unemployed Builders General Foreman
  • Baker Retired
  • Beadle vate

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Calender Folder
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Blanket Weaver

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

Drye Historical Records

What Drye family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Drye. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Drye 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 244 immigration records available for the last name Drye. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Drye. For the veterans among your Drye ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Drye Life Expectancy

What is the average Drye lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Drye life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Drye in 1943 was 57, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Drye

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Drye 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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