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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Drewry

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Alt. Meaning

D is for dazzle, the sparkle of you.

R is for relax, you know how!

E is for expert, in your chosen career

W is for work, for which you strive to accomplish

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

Y is for young, the years never show!

Notable Persons With the Last Name Drewry

Arthur Drewry was a football administrator and association football. Arthur was born on March 3rd, 1891 in Grimsby, England. He breathed his last breath on March 25th, 1961.


David was born on September 22nd, 1947.


Edward was born on February 6th, 1851. He left this life on November 2nd, 1940.


His military service ended in 2003.


He was most active from 1920 to 1947. Patrick was born Patrick Henry Drewry on May 24th, 1875 in Petersburg, Virginia. He breathed his last breath on December 21st, 1947.


James was born on November 19th, 1883 in Upper Clapton. James is also known as Jim Drewry. He breathed his last breath on December 14th, 1952.


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Popularity of Drewry as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Drewry U.S.
  White 88.06% 64.26%
  African American 6.95% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.34% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.73% 16.26%

Of Last Name Drewry

People with the last name Drewry are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Drewry

  • How Popular is the name Drewry? Drewry is the 71,547th most popular name of all time. As a last name Drewry was the 14,342nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Drewry have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 11 babies born with the first name Drewry in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Drewry? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1922 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Drewry first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Drewry is Monday, June 22nd, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Drewry born? The highest recorded use of the first name Drewry was in 1922 with a total of 6 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Drewry: Your name in reverse order is Yrwerd. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rredwy. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Drewry? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,086 people with the last name Drewry.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Drewry? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Drewry as their last name since less than 1 person in 141k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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