Drue

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2k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Drue

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  • According to a user from Alabama, United States, the name Drue is of Greek origin and means "Courageous And Strong".

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Notable Persons Named Drue

Drue was given the name Doreen Mary English .

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Drue was born on October 7th, 1588. He passed away on April 23rd, 1632.

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She died in 2001.

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Drue was born in 1642. He breathed his last breath in 1718.

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Drue Harris is a soccer player.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Drue

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Thomas was born in 1586. He passed away in 1627.

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How popular is the baby name Drue in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1893 5 5 0
1913 7 7 0
1914 9 9 0
1915 13 7 6
1916 22 9 13
1918 5 5 0
1919 13 5 8
1920 5 0 5
1921 11 0 11
1922 13 5 8
1923 7 7 0
1924 7 0 7
1925 17 6 11
1928 5 0 5
1930 6 0 6
1931 7 7 0
1934 13 6 7
1935 13 13 0
1936 10 5 5
1937 5 5 0
1938 13 7 6
1939 14 5 9
1942 13 6 7
1943 11 6 5
1944 15 9 6
1945 6 6 0
1946 6 0 6
1947 21 13 8
1948 13 8 5
1949 11 11 0
1950 17 11 6
1951 15 10 5
1952 10 10 0
1953 9 9 0
1954 15 6 9
1955 14 8 6
1956 21 12 9
1957 16 10 6
1958 13 5 8
1959 10 0 10
1960 21 12 9
1961 20 7 13
1962 18 12 6
1963 22 5 17
1964 22 7 15
1965 5 0 5
1966 13 7 6
1967 19 8 11
1968 20 6 14
1969 17 0 17
1970 10 0 10
1971 9 0 9
1972 12 0 12
1973 11 0 11
1974 21 0 21
1975 13 0 13
1976 13 0 13
1977 10 0 10
1978 14 0 14
1979 21 5 16
1980 14 6 8
1981 11 0 11
1983 25 9 16
1984 19 7 12
1985 32 10 22
1986 37 14 23
1987 26 6 20
1988 15 0 15
1989 37 14 23
1990 29 8 21
1991 16 7 9
1992 27 9 18
1993 29 6 23
1994 38 10 28
1995 52 29 23
1996 42 20 22
1997 65 27 38
1998 41 15 26
1999 50 26 24
2000 40 20 20
2001 31 21 10
2002 34 17 17
2003 35 15 20
2004 47 28 19
2005 28 11 17
2006 23 11 12
2007 25 14 11
2008 30 18 12
2009 23 13 10
2010 28 15 13
2011 27 16 11
2012 25 16 9
2013 23 14 9
2014 23 14 9
2015 25 13 12
2016 24 8 16
2017 34 16 18

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Popularity of Drue as a last name

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Common last names for Drue

  • Williams
  • Wilson

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Drue U.S.
  White 51.97% 64.26%
  African American 37.01% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.94% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 5.51% 16.26%

Of Last Name Drue

People with the last name Drue are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Drue

  • How Popular is the name Drue? Drue is the 6,999th most popular name of all time. As a last name Drue was the 133,048th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Drue have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,897 babies born with the first name Drue in the United States. That's more than enough people named Drue to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Drue? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1893 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Drue first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Drue is Friday, November 8th, 1867.
  • What year had the most people named Drue born? The highest recorded use of the first name Drue was in 1997 with a total of 38 babies.
  • Random Drue Factoid: According to the 1997 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Drue is not a popular baby boy's name in Ohio. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Ohio have the same name as you in 1997.
  • Weird things about the name Drue: Your name in reverse order is Eurd. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Uder. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Drue? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 127 people with the last name Drue.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Drue? Drue is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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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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