Drover Family History

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Drover Name Meaning

English: occupational name for someone who drove herds of cattle across the country to a market, from an agent derivative of Old English draf ‘drove’, ‘herd’.

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

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Drover Family Origin

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Drover Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    14%
  • Druggist

    14%
  • Farm Laborer

    14%
  • Farmer

    14%

In 1880, the most common Drover occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 14% of Drover's were Carpenters. Carpenter, Druggist and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Drover. A less common occupation for the Drover family was Farmer.

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Drover Historical Records

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Drover Life Expectancy

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