Dreckman Family History

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Dreckman Name Meaning

North German (Dreckmann): topographic name for someone who lived in a muddy place, from Middle Low German dreck ‘mire’, ‘morass’ + man ‘man’, or a habitational name for someone from any of the places in Rhineland and Hannover called Dreck, Drecke, or Dreeke.

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

Similar surnames: Speckman, Steckman, Beckman, Dickman, Dieckmann, Boeckman, Brackman

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Dreckman Family Origin

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Dreckman Family Occupations

What did your Dreckman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Dreckman occupation in the USA was Cooper. 50% of Dreckman's were Coopers. Cooper and Grocer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Dreckman.

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  • Cooper

  • Grocer


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Dreckman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 828 census records available for the last name Dreckman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dreckman 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 145 immigration records available for the last name Dreckman. 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 81 military records available for the last name Dreckman. For the veterans among your Dreckman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dreckman Life Expectancy

What is the average Dreckman lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Dreckman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Dreckman in 1963 was 47, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dreckman

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