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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


Similar surnames: Grone, Krone, Rone, Dronen, Grine, Drane, Crone, Dunne, Dronet, Ron

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Drone Family Origin

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Drone Family Occupations

What did your Drone ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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

Drone Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Drone Life Expectancy

What is the average Drone lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Drone

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Drone 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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