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Drayer Family History

Drayer Name Meaning
Dutch: occupational name for a wood or bone turner, Middle Dutch drayere, an agent derivative of draaien ‘to turn’.

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

29,195 Historical Documents with Drayer on Ancestry.com
7,975 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,084 Military Records
622 Immigration Records
7,414 Census and Voter Lists
12,100 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Drayer Families

  • Number of Drayer families
     34 - 65
     12 - 33
     1 - 11
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Drayer families
     8 - 13
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Drayer last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Drayer census records

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Drayer Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Drayer families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Drayer Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Drayer families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Drayer

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Drayer Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Drayer census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Drayer ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Drayer Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

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