Drexel Family History

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Drexel Name Meaning

German: variant spelling of Drechsel.

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


Similar surnames: Dreyer, Dreier, Creel, Deel, Drexler, Tremel, Dresen, Traxel, Dreves

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Drexel Family Origin

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Drexel Family Occupations

What did your Drexel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Drexel family was Banker. The most common Drexel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Drexel's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Drexel.

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  • Farmer

    15%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Banker

    6%

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

Drexel Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Drexel Life Expectancy

What is the average Drexel lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Drexel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Drexel in 1948 was 36, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Drexel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Drexel 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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