Drost Name Meaning

Dutch: occupational name for a steward or head servant, Middle Dutch drost, drossaert. Like the German cognate Droste, the term was also used as a title for various officials. Danish and Polish: from German Droste.

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


Similar surnames: Droste, Prost, Dross, Drott, Trost, Brost, Rost, Frost, Dost, Ross

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Drost Family Origin

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Drost Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Shoemaker and Book Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Drost. A less common occupation for the Drost family was Engineer. The most common Drost occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Drost's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Shoemaker

    9%
  • Book Keeper

    4%
  • Engineer

    4%

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Drost Historical Records

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Drost Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, Drost life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Drost in 1953 was 45, and 79 in 2004.

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