Dring Name Meaning

English: from Old Norse drengr ‘young man’, but with more than one possible interpretation. It may reflect the personal name (originally a byname) of this form, which had some currency in the most Scandinavian-influenced areas of medieval England. Alternatively it may reflect the Middle English borrowing of the vocabulary word in the sense ‘servant’, later a technical term of the feudal system of Northumbria for a free tenant who held land by military and agricultural service, sometimes paying rent as well or in commutation.

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


Similar surnames: Ring, Pring, Darling, Kring, Daring, Goring, Ming, Krings, Dilg

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Dring Family Origin

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Dring Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Farm Laborer

    25%
  • Tailores

    25%

In 1881, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Dring. The most common Dring occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Dring's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dring family was Tailores.

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Between 1962 and 2004, Dring life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Dring in 1962 was 77, and 66 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dring

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