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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

What did your Draeger ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Farming

    11%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Carpenter

    6%

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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.

Draeger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Draeger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Draeger 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Draeger. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, 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 Draeger. For the veterans among your Draeger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Draeger Life Expectancy

What is the average Draeger lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Draeger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Draeger in 1955 was 50, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Draeger 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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