Draus Family History

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Draus Name Meaning

Polish: of uncertain derivation; perhaps taken from German draussen ‘outside’, thus meaning ‘outsider’, ‘someone who came from outside’.

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


Similar surnames: Drass, Kraus, Drach, Raus, Maus, Krans, Prus, Praus, Dragos, Braum

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Draus Family Origin

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Draus Family Occupations

What did your Draus ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Draus. 30% of Draus men worked as a Laborer and 28% of Draus women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Draus were Salesman and Coner

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    30%
  • Machine Operator
    12%
  • Farmer
    7%
  • Salesman
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
    28%
  • Laundress
    19%
  • New Worker
    19%
  • Coner
    19%

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

Draus Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Draus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Draus 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 361 immigration records available for the last name Draus. 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 325 military records available for the last name Draus. For the veterans among your Draus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Draus Life Expectancy

What is the average Draus lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Draus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Draus in 1963 was 66, and 86 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Draus 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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