Drost Family History
Drost Name Meaning
German Dutch and Danish: occupational name or status name from drost title for the head of the court respectively a high ranked administrative functionary originally in the early Middle Ages a steward or head of the servants from Middle Low German drotsete drossete (cognate with Middle High German truhsæze). This surname is also found in Poland (see also 2 below). Compare Durost . Germanized form of Polish Drozd . In Poland it occurs almost exclusively in Upper Silesia Pomerania and Greater Poland regions that were strongly influenced by German language in the past.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022