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Drumwright Family History

Drumwright Name Meaning

Origin undetermined.

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

Similar surnames: Dummitt, Arkwright, Wainwright, Cartwright, Burright, Dwight

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Where is the Drumwright family from?

You can see how Drumwright families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Drumwright family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Drumwright families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there was 1 Drumwright family living in British Columbia. This was 100% of all the recorded Drumwright's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Drumwright families in 1911.
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What did your Drumwright ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Drumwright. 28% of Drumwright men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Drumwright women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Drumwright were Farm Laborer and Nurse. .

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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

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Truck Driver
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
  • Farm Laborer
  • Seamstress
  • Nurse
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Drumwright. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Drumwright 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 48 immigration records available for the last name Drumwright. 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 335 military records available for the last name Drumwright. For the veterans among your Drumwright ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Drumwright lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Drumwright life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Drumwright in 1955 was 37, and 64 in 2004.

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