Drown Family History

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Drown Name Meaning

English (Cornwall and Devon): unexplained. Possibly a reflex of French Drouin.

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


Similar surnames: Brown, Down, Tron, Crown, Brawn, Durow, Dowen, Drone, Keown, Dow

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Drown Family Origin

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Drown Family Occupations

What did your Drown ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Drown. 10% of Drown men worked as a Farmer and 7% of Drown women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Drown were Carpenter and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    10%
  • Laborer
    9%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Carpenter
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    7%
  • Housewife
    6%
  • Housekeeper
    6%
  • Teacher
    5%

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

Drown Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 29,000 census records available for the last name Drown. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Drown 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Drown. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Drown. For the veterans among your Drown ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Drown Life Expectancy

What is the average Drown lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Drown life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Drown in 1944 was 19, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Drown 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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