Drye Family History

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Drye Name Meaning

English: variant of Dray.

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


Similar surnames: Dry, Daye, Frye, Drey, Ree, Crye, Dryer, Brye, Dye, Hoye

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Drye Family Origin

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Drye Family Occupations

What did your Drye ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Drye family was Cattle Raiser. Farmer, Laborer and Agent were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Drye. The most common Drye occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Drye's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Agent

    5%
  • Cattle Raiser

    5%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Drye ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Drye Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Drye. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Drye census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Drye. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Drye. For the veterans among your Drye ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Drye Life Expectancy

What is the average Drye lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Drye life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Drye in 1943 was 57, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Drye

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Drye ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

Famous Drye Family

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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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