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Drinkard Name Meaning

Perhaps an altered spelling of German Trinkart or Trinkert, nicknames for a drinker, or Dutch Drinckwaard, which Debrabandere suggests could be an occupational name for a publican or innkeeper, though he thinks it is more likely to be a reinterpreted form of Drinkwater.

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


Similar surnames: Pinkard, Rinard, Slinkard, Dickard, Tankard, Reckard, Rinker

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Drinkard Family Origin

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Drinkard Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Farming

    20%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    4%

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In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Drinkard. The most common Drinkard occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Drinkard's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Drinkard family was Laborer.

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Drinkard Historical Records

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Drinkard Life Expectancy

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