Dreves Family History

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Dreves Name Meaning

German: variant of Drewes.

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


Similar surnames: Draves, Drees, Drewes, Dreger, Greven, Debes, Remes, Dreier, Teves

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Dreves Family Origin

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Dreves Family Occupations

What did your Dreves ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Dreves occupation in the USA was Laborer. 28% of Dreves's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Dreves family was Keeping House. Laborer, Farmer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dreves.

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  • Laborer

    28%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Farming

    11%
  • Keeping House

    11%

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

Dreves Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Dreves Life Expectancy

What is the average Dreves lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Dreves life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Dreves in 1963 was 73, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dreves

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dreves 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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