Drago Family History

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Drago Name Meaning

Italian: from drago ‘dragon’, hence a nickname, or in some cases from a personal name, a continuation of Latin Draco, Draconis, from draco ‘dragon’. French: variant of Dragoo.

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

Similar surnames: Dragon, Dragos, Dragoo, Drake, Rago, Drage, Dagg, Dragan, Drach, Rigo

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Drago Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Drago name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Drago. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Italy


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • France


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Drago Family Origin

Where is the Drago family from?

Drago Family Occupations

What did your Drago ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Drago occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 6% of Drago's were Blacksmiths. A less common occupation for the Drago family was Cooper. Blacksmith, Carpenter and Com. Travelg. Agt. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Drago.

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  • Blacksmith

  • Carpenter

  • Com. Travelg. Agt.

  • Cooper


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

Drago Historical Records

What Drago family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Drago. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Drago census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Drago. 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 Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Drago. For the veterans among your Drago ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Drago Life Expectancy

What is the average Drago lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Drago life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Drago in 1953 was 67, and 81 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Drago 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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