Drey Family History

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Drey Name Meaning

German: habitational name from Dreyen, a place near Herford, or Dreye, a place near Bremen. English: variant spelling of Dray.

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

Similar surnames: Rey, Dey, Arey, Grey, Drew, Orey, Brey, Dry, Prey, Free

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Drey Family Origin

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Drey Family Occupations

What did your Drey ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Ouvrier and Rentire were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Drey. 40% of Drey men worked as an Ouvrier

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Ouvrier
  • Boucher
  • Libraire
  • Marchande

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Rentire

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

Drey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Drey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Drey 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Drey. 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 Drey. For the veterans among your Drey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Drey Life Expectancy

What is the average Drey lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Drey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Drey in 1952 was 27, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Drey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Drey 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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