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Draeger Family History

Draeger Name Meaning
North German (also Dräger) and Dutch: occupational name, from Middle Low German dreger, drager, Middle Dutch drager ‘porter’, ‘carrier’; sometimes ‘guarantor’, ‘negotiator’.North German, occupational name for a wood turner, Middle Low German dreyer, dreger.

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

51,491 Historical Documents with Draeger on Ancestry.com
20,445 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,083 Military Records
1,610 Immigration Records
7,767 Census and Voter Lists
19,586 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Draeger Families

  • Number of Draeger families
     58 - 113
     20 - 57
     1 - 19
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Draeger families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Draeger last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Draeger census records

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Draeger Family Origin

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Draeger Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Draeger

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Draeger Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Draeger census records

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Draeger Civil War Service Records

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