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Drumheller Family History

Drumheller Name Meaning
Americanized spelling of German Trum(pf)heller, an occupational name for a drummer, from an enlarged form of Middle High German trumbeler ‘drummer’ (from trumbe ‘drum’ + the agent suffix -er).

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

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7,823 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,659 Military Records
336 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Drumheller Families

  • Number of Drumheller families
     75 - 147
     26 - 74
     1 - 25
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Drumheller Family Origin

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Drumheller Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Drumheller

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Drumheller Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Drumheller census records

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Drumheller Civil War Service Records

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