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Origins of the Drews surname

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About the Drewses

We have a total number of 952 records for people with the last name Drews.

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Where do most Drewses live?

In 1921, most Drewses lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Drewses

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 602 records for the Drews surname. The oldest one dates back to 1850.

Who were Drewses most likely to marry?

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Drewses.

What are the most common Drews first names?

  • William
  • John
  • Anna
  • Mary

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Common jobs for Drewses

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Drewses in 1921
General Servant Domestic


Dress Maker




Living On Own Means




Common Male occupations for Drewses in 1921


Semiskilled Chauffeurs And Drivers




Farm Hands


General Farmers


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