Drewry Family History

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Drewry Name Meaning

English and Irish: variant spelling of Drury.

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


Similar surnames: Drewery, Drey, Derry, Greely, Grewe, Drury, Brew, Creacy, Dobry

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Drewry Family Origin

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Drewry Family Occupations

What did your Drewry ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Miller and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Drewry. The most common Drewry occupation in Canada was Farmer. 18% of Drewry's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Drewry family was Gentleman.

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Miller

    18%
  • Blacksmith

    9%
  • Gentleman

    9%

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

Drewry Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Drewry. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Drewry 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Drewry. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Drewry. For the veterans among your Drewry ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Drewry Life Expectancy

What is the average Drewry lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Drewry life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Drewry in 1954 was 49, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Drewry

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Drewry 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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