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

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Agent

    5%
  • Cattle Raiser

    5%

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

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Drye Historical Records

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Drye Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Drye

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