Droge Family History

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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

What did your Droge ancestors do for a living?

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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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Retail Grocer

    5%
  • Baker

    3%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

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Droge Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Droge Life Expectancy

What is the average Droge lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Droge

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Droge 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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