Droege Family History

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Droege Name Meaning

North German (Dröge): from Middle Low German droge ‘dry’, probably applied as a topographic name for someone who lived in an area of dry ground.

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


Similar surnames: Droge, Doede, Boege, Drone, Droste, Draeger, Roewe, Rogge, Wrege

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Droege Family Origin

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Droege Family Occupations

What did your Droege ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Droege family was Grocer. The most common Droege occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Droege's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Droege.

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  • Farmer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Grocer

    7%

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

Droege Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Droege Life Expectancy

What is the average Droege lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Droege life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Droege in 1950 was 36, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Droege

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Droege 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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