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Dro Family History

Dro 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: Aro, Deo, Duro, Doro, Bro, Do, Ro, Droz, Drop, Dao

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Where is the Dro family from?

You can see how Dro families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dro family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Dro families were found in USA in 1920. In 1841 there were 2 Dro families living in Dunbartonshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Dro's in Scotland. Dunbartonshire had the highest population of Dro families in 1841.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dro surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dro ancestors do for a living?

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

What Dro family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 508 census records available for the last name Dro. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dro 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 156 immigration records available for the last name Dro. 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 42 military records available for the last name Dro. For the veterans among your Dro ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dro lifespan?

Between 1965 and 1995, in the United States, Dro life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Dro in 1965 was 73, and 83 in 1995.

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