Drumheller Family History

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Drumheller Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Trum(pf)heller, an occupational name for a drummer, from an enlarged form of Middle High German trumbeler ‘drummer’ (from trumbe ‘drum’ + the agent suffix -er).

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


Similar surnames: Rumler, Aumiller, Hemler, Heller, Meller, Dumler, Mueller, Neumiller

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Drumheller Family Origin

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Drumheller Family Occupations

What did your Drumheller ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Drumheller. The most common Drumheller occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Drumheller's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Drumheller family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    6%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Drumheller ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Drumheller Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Drumheller. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Drumheller 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Drumheller. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Drumheller. For the veterans among your Drumheller ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Drumheller Life Expectancy

What is the average Drumheller lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Drumheller life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Drumheller in 1949 was 40, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Drumheller

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Drumheller 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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