Drone Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of North German Drohne, a habitational name from a place in Westphalia called Drohne, or from a fieldname, from Middle Low German dron(e), a unit of land. Possibly a variant of English Drane, Irish Drohan, or Scottish Dron, a habitational name from a place so called in Perthshire.

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

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Drone Family Origin

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Drone Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

In 1880, the most common Drone occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Drone's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Drone family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Drone.

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Drone Life Expectancy

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Between 1949 and 2004, Drone life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Drone in 1949 was 21, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Drone

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