Draper Family History
Draper Name Meaning
English: occupational name for a maker and seller of woolen cloth from Anglo-Norman 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 2nd edition, 2022