Draeger Family History

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Draeger Name Meaning

North German (also Dräger) and Dutch: occupational name, from Middle Low German dreger, drager, Middle Dutch drager ‘porter’, ‘carrier’; sometimes ‘guarantor’, ‘negotiator’. North German, occupational name for a wood turner, Middle Low German dreyer, dreger.

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


Similar surnames: Praeger, Pranger, Trager, Jaeger, Frager, Drayer, Troeger, Dreher

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Draeger Family Origin

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Draeger Family Occupations

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

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Farming

    11%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Carpenter

    6%

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In 1880, the most common Draeger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Draeger's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Draeger family was Carpenter. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Draeger.

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Draeger Historical Records

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Draeger Life Expectancy

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