Drell Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name from eastern Slavic drel ‘borer’, ‘gimlet’.

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


Similar surnames: Krell, Prell, Gell, Kroll, Kreul, Kell, Dresel, Doell, Grell, Drill

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Drell Family Origin

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Drell Family Occupations

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  • Barber

    33%
  • Baker

    17%
  • Dealer In Pork

    17%
  • Keeping House

    17%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Drell family was Keeping House. Barber, Baker and Dealer In Pork were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Drell. The most common Drell occupation in the USA was Barber. 33% of Drell's were Barbers.

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Drell Life Expectancy

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Between 1960 and 2004, Drell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Drell in 1960 was 52, and 87 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Drell

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