Dryden Family History

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Dryden Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a lost or unidentified place, probably in Cumbria or Northumberland, where the name is still common, and perhaps named from Old English dr¯ge ‘dry’ + denu ‘valley’.

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


Similar surnames: Bryden, Ryden, Hayden, Gayden, Hyden, Dowden, Arden, Dryer, Roden

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Dryden Family Origin

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Dryden Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    49%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Laborer

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dryden. A less common occupation for the Dryden family was Laborer. The most common Dryden occupation in the USA was Farmer. 49% of Dryden's were Farmers.

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Dryden Historical Records

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Dryden Life Expectancy

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