Drier Family History

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Drier Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of Dreyer.

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


Similar surnames: Dreier, Dryer, Guier, Brier, Dier, Prier, Dries, Rizer, Criner

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Drier Family Origin

Where is the Drier family from?

Drier Family Occupations

What did your Drier ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Drier occupation in Canada was Farmer. 67% of Drier's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Drier family was Son. Farmer and Farmer Son were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Drier.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Farmer Son

    17%
  • Son

    17%

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

Drier Historical Records

What Drier family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Drier Life Expectancy

What is the average Drier lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Drier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Drier in 1943 was 42, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Drier

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Drier 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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