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Driver Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a driver of horses or oxen attached to a cart or plow, or of loose cattle, from a Middle English agent derivative of Old English drifan ‘to drive’.

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


Similar surnames: Drover, Diver, Rimer, Rivers, Graver, Dreher, Writer, Draves, River

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Driver Family Origin

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Driver Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • School

    20%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Farmers Son

    3%

In 1881, Farmer, School and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Driver. The most common Driver occupation in Canada was Farmer. 36% of Driver's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Driver family was Farmers Son.

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Driver Life Expectancy

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)

Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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