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Draney Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Scottish Drainie, a habitational name from Drainie, a place in Moray.

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


Similar surnames: Drey, Darney, Drane, Raney, Dolney, Franey, Denney, Rabey, Draves

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Draney Family Origin

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Draney Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Brakeman On R.R.

    6%
  • Carpenter

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Draney family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Brakeman On R.R. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Draney. The most common Draney occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Draney's were Farmers.

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Draney Historical Records

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Draney Life Expectancy

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