Dryden Family History

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Dryden Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a lost or unidentified place, probably in Cumbria or Northumberland, where the name is still common, and perhaps named from Old English dr¯ge ‘dry’ + denu ‘valley’.

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


Similar surnames: Bryden, Ryden, Hayden, Gayden, Hyden, Dowden, Arden, Dryer, Roden

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Dryden Family Origin

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Dryden Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Labourer

    8%
  • School

    6%
  • Laborer

    5%

In 1881, the most common Dryden occupation in Canada was Farmer. 26% of Dryden's were Farmers. Farmer, Labourer and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dryden. A less common occupation for the Dryden family was Laborer.

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Dryden Historical Records

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Dryden Life Expectancy

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