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Drapkin Name Meaning

Jewish (from Belarus): variant of Drabkin .

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


Similar surnames: Dropkin, Rapkin, Drabkin, Rabkin, Fradkin, Lakin, Laskin, Frumkin

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Where is the Drapkin family from?

You can see how Drapkin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Drapkin family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1891 and 1920. The most Drapkin families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 21 Drapkin families living in New York. This was about 55% of all the recorded Drapkin's in USA. New York had the highest population of Drapkin families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Drapkin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Drapkin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Drapkin. 32% of Drapkin men worked as a Salesman and 43% of Drapkin women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Drapkin were Musician and Bookkeeper. .

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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

  • Salesman
    32%
  • Clerk
    32%
  • Manager
    13%
  • Musician
    13%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    43%
  • Housewife
    29%
  • Bookkeeper
    29%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Drapkin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Drapkin 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 695 immigration records available for the last name Drapkin. 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 177 military records available for the last name Drapkin. For the veterans among your Drapkin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Drapkin lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Drapkin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Drapkin in 1959 was 36, and 92 in 2004.

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