Dreiling Family History

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Dreiling Name Meaning

from Middle High German driling ‘third (part)’, possibly denoting a service or tax obligation, and hence a status name, or a triplet. habitational name from Drelingen near Uelzen, Lower Saxony.

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

Similar surnames: Freiling, Breitling, Reiling, Kreiling, Doelling, Delling, Vierling

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Dreiling Family Origin

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Dreiling Family Occupations

What did your Dreiling ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Dreiling occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Dreiling's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dreiling family was Cigar Maker. Farmer, Cabinet Maker and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dreiling.

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  • Farmer

  • Cabinet Maker

  • Carpenter

  • Cigar Maker


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Dreiling Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Dreiling Life Expectancy

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Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Dreiling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Dreiling in 1946 was 39, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dreiling 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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