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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

What did your Drell ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Barber

    33%
  • Baker

    17%
  • Dealer In Pork

    17%
  • Keeping House

    17%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Drell ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Drell Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Drell Life Expectancy

What is the average Drell lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Drell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Drell 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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