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Drews Family History

Drews Name Meaning
English and Scottish: patronymic from the personal name Drew, a short form of Andrew.Danish, Dutch, and German: from a vernacular form of the personal name Andreas.

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

98,414 Historical Documents with Drews on Ancestry.com
33,250 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
5,687 Military Records
5,125 Immigration Records
20,937 Census and Voter Lists
33,415 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Drews Families

  • Number of Drews families
     43 - 83
     15 - 42
     1 - 14
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Drews families
     9 - 16
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Drews families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Drews census records

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Drews Family Origin

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Drews Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Drews

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Drews Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Drews census records

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Drews Civil War Service Records

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