Droge Name Meaning

German (Dröge): see Droege. German: from a byname of uncertain derivation, cognate with German Trug- ‘deception’, ‘illusion’ or Old Norse drog ‘load’. Dutch: nickname from Middle Dutch droog ‘dry’, ‘boring’, ‘unfriendly’.

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


Similar surnames: Drake, Droege, Broge, Drone, Grogg, Droste, Voge, Drott, Roger, Wrege

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Droge Family Origin

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Droge Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Retail Grocer

    5%
  • Baker

    3%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

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In 1880, Farmer, Retail Grocer and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Droge. A less common occupation for the Droge family was Blacksmith. The most common Droge occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Droge's were Farmers.

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Droge Historical Records

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Droge Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1948 and 2004, Droge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Droge in 1948 was 49, and 69 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Droge

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