Drees Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: from the personal name Drees, a short form of the Biblical name Andreas (see Andrew). German: habitational name from a place named Drees in the Rhineland.

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


Similar surnames: Rees, Drews, Dreis, Drewes, Brees, Dress, Dees, Hees, Reese, Dresel

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Drees Family Origin

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Drees Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Drees. The most common Drees occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Drees's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Drees family was Keeping House.

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Drees Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Drees life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Drees in 1942 was 37, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Drees

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