Dreier Family History

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Dreier Name Meaning

North German, Scandinavian, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Dreyer.

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


Similar surnames: Dreyer, Breier, Dreger, Reier, Drier, Reider, Steier, Drexel, Reifer

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Dreier Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Dreier name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Dreier. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    37%

  • Germanic Europe

    19%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    15%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    9%

  • European Jewish

    3%

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Dreier Family Origin

Where is the Dreier family from?

Dreier Family Occupations

What did your Dreier ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Dreier occupation in Canada was Son. 67% of Dreier's were Sons. Son and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Dreier.

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  • Son

    67%
  • Farmer

    33%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Dreier ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Dreier Historical Records

What Dreier family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Dreier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dreier 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Dreier. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Dreier. For the veterans among your Dreier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dreier Life Expectancy

What is the average Dreier lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Dreier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Dreier in 1952 was 51, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dreier

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dreier 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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