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O'drain Family History

O'drain 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: Drain, O'dean, O'cain, O'ryan, Dain, Train, O'brien, Frain, Rain

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Where is the O'drain family from?

You can see how O'drain families moved over time by selecting different census years. The O'drain family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1880 and 1891. The most O'drain families were found in USA in 1880. In 1881 there was 1 O'drain family living in Dumbartonshire. This was about 50% of all the recorded O'drain's in Scotland. Dumbartonshire and 1 other county had the highest population of O'drain families in 1881.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the O'drain surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

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

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Census Records

There are 579 census records available for the last name O'drain. Like a window into their day-to-day life, O'drain 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 60 immigration records available for the last name O'drain. 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 116 military records available for the last name O'drain. For the veterans among your O'drain ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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