Drath Family History

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Drath Name Meaning

German: metonymic occupational name for a wire maker, from Middle High German drat.

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


Similar surnames: Drach, Rath, Vath, Ratz, Drott, Spath, Unrath, Dach, Kath, Fruth

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Drath Family Origin

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Drath Family Occupations

What did your Drath ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Drath. 15% of Drath men worked as a Laborer and 8% of Drath women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Drath were Farming and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    15%
  • Farmer
    13%
  • Farm Laborer
    8%
  • Farming
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Cook
    8%
  • Farm Laboer
    8%
  • Fruit Packer
    8%
  • Housekeeper
    8%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Drath Historical Records

What Drath family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Drath. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Drath 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 450 immigration records available for the last name Drath. 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 252 military records available for the last name Drath. For the veterans among your Drath ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Drath Life Expectancy

What is the average Drath lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Drath life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Drath in 1959 was 48, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Drath

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Drath 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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