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Droz Family History

Droz Surname Meaning

French: from the ancient Germanic personal name Drogo a short form of compound names based on the element drog presumably meaning ‘battle’ (see also Drew ). This surname is also found in Puerto Rico.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Mroz, Fron, Tron, Dom, Troy, Drozd, Eroh, Oros, Broz, Brosz

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Where is the Droz family from?

You can see how Droz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Droz family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Droz families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 6 Droz families living in London. This was about 50% of all the recorded Droz's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Droz families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Droz surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Droz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Truck Driver and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Droz. 14% of Droz men worked as a Truck Driver and 34% of Droz women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Droz were Farmer and Seamstress. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Truck Driver
    14%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • Farmer
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    34%
  • Clerk
    19%
  • Stenographer
    12%
  • Seamstress
    8%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Droz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Droz 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Droz. 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 890 military records available for the last name Droz. For the veterans among your Droz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Droz lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Droz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Droz in 1962 was 71, and 66 in 2004.

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