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Drouin Name Meaning

French: from a pet form of the Old French personal name Droue a variant of Dreue which is from the ancient Germanic name Drogo a short form of compound names based on the element drog presumably meaning ‘battle’ (see also Drew ). Compare Derouen Derouin and Tron .

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


Similar surnames: Robin, Rolin, Duin, Daquin, Rosin, Dorin, Rovin, Drain, Dolin, Bruin

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Where is the Drouin family from?

You can see how Drouin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Drouin family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Drouin families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1880 there were 7 Drouin families living in Vermont. This was about 28% of all the recorded Drouin's in USA. Vermont had the highest population of Drouin families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Drouin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Drouin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stitcher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Drouin. 17% of Drouin men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Drouin women worked as a Stitcher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Drouin were Clerk and Bookkeeper. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    17%
  • Carpenter
    14%
  • Painter
    8%
  • Clerk
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stitcher
    20%
  • Housewife
    10%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • Bookkeeper
    8%
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What Drouin family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 35,000 census records available for the last name Drouin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Drouin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Drouin. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Drouin. For the veterans among your Drouin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Drouin lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Drouin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Drouin in 1945 was 43, and 78 in 2004.

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