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Dreher Name Meaning

South German and Swiss German: occupational name for a turner, from an agent derivative of Middle High German dræhen, dræjen ‘to turn’. See also Dressler.

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


Similar surnames: Dreyer, Drescher, Kreyer, Preyer, Freier, Dieker, Dresser, Breuer

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Dreher Family Origin

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Dreher Family Occupations

What did your Dreher ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dreher. A less common occupation for the Dreher family was Keeping House. The most common Dreher occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Dreher's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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Dreher Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Dreher ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Dreher Life Expectancy

What is the average Dreher lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, Dreher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Dreher in 1944 was 53, and 79 in 2004.

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