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Drumright Family History

Drumright Name Meaning

Variant of Drumwright .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Brummitt, Ruprecht, Allbright, Wainright, Cartright, Epright

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Where is the Drumright family from?

You can see how Drumright families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Drumright family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Drumright families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 4 Drumright families living in Saskatchewan. This was 100% of all the recorded Drumright's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Drumright families in 1911.
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What did your Drumright ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Drumright. 47% of Drumright men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Drumright women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Drumright were Salesman and Farmer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Attendant
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Laborer
  • Maid
  • Farmer
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Drumright. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Drumright census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 59 immigration records available for the last name Drumright. 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 Cards

There are 444 military records available for the last name Drumright. For the veterans among your Drumright ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Drumright lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Drumright life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Drumright in 1956 was 51, and 77 in 2004.

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