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Druley Family History

Druley Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of French Drolet.

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


Similar surnames: Ruley, Bruley, Duey, Rupley, Braley, Friley, Buley, Dagley, Duley

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Where is the Druley family from?

You can see how Druley families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Druley family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Druley families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 2 Druley families living in Illinois. This was 100% of all the recorded Druley's in the USA. Illinois had the highest population of Druley families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Druley surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Druley ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Operator and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Druley. 24% of Druley men worked as an Operator and 34% of Druley women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Druley were Salesman and Secretary.

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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

  • Operator
    24%
  • Farmer
    20%
  • Clerk
    15%
  • Salesman
    15%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    34%
  • Inspector
    23%
  • Saleslady
    23%
  • Secretary
    23%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Druley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Druley 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 118 immigration records available for the last name Druley. 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 236 military records available for the last name Druley. For the veterans among your Druley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Druley lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Druley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Druley in 1962 was 68, and 85 in 2004.

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