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Dreher Family History

Dreher Name Meaning
South German and Swiss German: occupational name for a turner, from an agent derivative of Middle High German dræhen, dræjen ‘to turn’. See also Dressler.

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

173,434 Historical Documents with Dreher on Ancestry.com
71,908 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
7,326 Military Records
4,236 Immigration Records
20,253 Census and Voter Lists
69,711 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Dreher Families

  • Number of Dreher families
     56 - 109
     19 - 55
     1 - 18
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Dreher families
     8 - 13
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Dreher families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Dreher census records

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Dreher Family Origin

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Dreher Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Dreher

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Dreher Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Dreher census records

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Dreher Civil War Service Records

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