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Drought Name Meaning

(Leinster) reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Drochtaigh, which according to Woulfe is a derivative of drocht ‘millwheel’, i.e. a byname for a miller. (Counties Limerick and Clare) reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Droichid, from droichead ‘bridge’, more usually Anglicized as Bridgeman.

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


Similar surnames: Keough, Dougher, Wright, Bright, Fought, Raught, Brough, Krout

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Drought Family Origin

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Drought Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Cabinet Maker

    25%
  • Gent

    25%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Drought family was Gent. Farmer and Cabinet Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Drought. The most common Drought occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Drought's were Farmers.

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