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Draeger Name Meaning

North German (also Dräger) and Dutch: occupational name, from Middle Low German dreger, drager, Middle Dutch drager ‘porter’, ‘carrier’; sometimes ‘guarantor’, ‘negotiator’. North German, occupational name for a wood turner, Middle Low German dreyer, dreger.

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


Similar surnames: Praeger, Pranger, Trager, Jaeger, Frager, Drayer, Troeger, Dreher

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Draeger Family Origin

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Draeger Family Occupations

What did your Draeger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Draeger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Draeger's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Draeger. A less common occupation for the Draeger family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Farming

    11%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Carpenter

    6%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Draeger ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Draeger Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Draeger ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Draeger Life Expectancy

What is the average Draeger lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, Draeger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Draeger in 1955 was 50, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Draeger ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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