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Drabant Family History

Drabant Name Meaning

German: occupational name from Middle High German drabant ‘foot soldier’.

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


Similar surnames: Dechant, Draudt, Laban, Gramann, Dragon, Sabat, Dragan, Brabant

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Where is the Drabant family from?

You can see how Drabant families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Drabant family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Drabant families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 5 Drabant families living in Wisconsin. This was 100% of all the recorded Drabant's in the USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Drabant families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Drabant surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Drabant ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and House Work were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Drabant. 41% of Drabant men worked as a Laborer and 67% of Drabant women worked as a House Work. Some less common occupations for Americans named Drabant were Truck Driver and Clerk.

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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
    41%
  • New Worker
    19%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Truck Driver
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • House Work
    67%
  • Clerk
    34%
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What Drabant family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 558 census records available for the last name Drabant. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Drabant 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 161 immigration records available for the last name Drabant. 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 145 military records available for the last name Drabant. For the veterans among your Drabant ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Drabant lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Drabant life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Drabant in 1964 was 83, and 85 in 2004.

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