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Drape Name Meaning

English: metonymic occupational name for a maker and seller of woolen cloth, from Old French drap ‘cloth’.

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


Similar surnames: Draper, Drapeau, Grape, Dame, Drake, Cripe, Pape, Grapes, Drane

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Drape Family Origin

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Drape Family Occupations

What did your Drape ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Auctioneer, Farmer and Laboring Man were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Drape. The most common Drape occupation in the USA was Auctioneer. 14% of Drape's were Auctioneers. A less common occupation for the Drape family was Machinest.

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  • Auctioneer

    14%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Laboring Man

    14%
  • Machinest

    14%

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

Drape Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Drape. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Drape 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Drape. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Drape. For the veterans among your Drape ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Drape Life Expectancy

What is the average Drape lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Drape life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Drape in 1965 was 87, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Drape

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Drape 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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