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Drone Name Meaning

Probably an altered form of North German Drohne a habitational name from a place in Westphalia called Drohne or a topographic name from a field name from Middle Low German drōn(e) a unit of land. Scottish: variant of Dron a habitational name from a place so called in Perthshire.

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

Similar surnames: Grone, Krone, Rone, Dronen, Grine, Drane, Crone, Dunne, Dronet, Ron

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Where is the Drone family from?

You can see how Drone families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Drone family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Drone families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 8 Drone families living in Hertfordshire. This was about 35% of all the recorded Drone's in United Kingdom. Hertfordshire had the highest population of Drone families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Drone surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Drone ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Drone. 100% of Drone women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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 Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Drone. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Drone 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 226 immigration records available for the last name Drone. 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 799 military records available for the last name Drone. For the veterans among your Drone ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Drone lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Drone life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Drone in 1949 was 21, and 71 in 2004.

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