Draper Family History
14-Day Free Trial
GIVE ME ACCESS
Draper Name Meaning
English and Irish: occupational name for a maker and seller of woolen cloth, Anglo-Norman French draper (Old French drapier, an agent derivative of drap ‘cloth’). The surname was introduced to Ulster in the 17th century. Draperstown in County Londonderry was named for the London Company of Drapers, which was allocated the land in the early 17th century.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Drape, Drapeau, Graper, Roper, Drayer, Brayer, Grapes, Rayer, Driver