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Drawdy Family History

Drawdy Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Irish Droody or Drudy, Anglicized forms of Gaelic Ó Draoda, an old and rare Connacht name.

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


Similar surnames: Dawdy, Brawdy, Deady, Droddy, Duddy, Graddy, Grady, Brady, Dady

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Where is the Drawdy family from?

You can see how Drawdy families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Drawdy family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Drawdy families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 7 Drawdy families living in Georgia. This was about 64% of all the recorded Drawdy's in the USA. Georgia had the highest population of Drawdy families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Drawdy surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Drawdy ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Drawdy. 24% of Drawdy men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Drawdy women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Drawdy were Truck Driver and Seamstress.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    24%
  • Farmer
    22%
  • Carpenter
    9%
  • Truck Driver
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    11%
  • Laborer
    9%
  • Berry Packer
    9%
  • Seamstress
    7%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Drawdy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Drawdy census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 173 immigration records available for the last name Drawdy. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Drawdy. For the veterans among your Drawdy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Drawdy lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Drawdy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Drawdy in 1944 was 30, and 71 in 2004.

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