Drover Family History

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Drover Name Meaning

English: occupational name for someone who drove herds of cattle across the country to a market, from an agent derivative of Old English draf ‘drove’, ‘herd’.

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


Similar surnames: Driver, Rover, Grover, Roper, Draves, Graver, Roker, Dreher, Troyer

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Drover Family Origin

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Drover Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Notgiven

    50%

In 1881, Farmer and Notgiven were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Drover. The most common Drover occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Drover's were Farmers.

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Drover Historical Records

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Drover Life Expectancy

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