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Dra Family History

Dra Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Drab, Dura, Drag, Dray, Dua, Dora, Dara, Ira, Dia, Dea

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Where is the Dra family from?

You can see how Dra families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dra family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1871 and 1891. The most Dra families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there was 1 Dra family living in Lancashire. This was 100% of all the recorded Dra's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Dra families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dra surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dra ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 686 census records available for the last name Dra. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dra 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 185 immigration records available for the last name Dra. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 77 military records available for the last name Dra. For the veterans among your Dra ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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