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Draffen Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Draffan in Lanarkshire. Probably an altered spelling of German Draffehn, an ethnic name for a Slavic speaker from Lüneburg Heath, from Polabic (a West Slavic language) Dråwën. This was the westernmost region where a Slavic language was spoken. In some cases the name was habitational, from a place called Drawehn, near Köslin in Pomerania.

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


Similar surnames: Daffern, Dragan, Graven, Druffel, Draney, Dearden, Dressen, Taffe

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Draffen Family Origin

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Draffen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    71%
  • Farming

    14%
  • Retail Grocer

    7%
  • Works On Farm

    7%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Draffen family was Works On Farm. The most common Draffen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 71% of Draffen's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Retail Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Draffen.

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Draffen Life Expectancy

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