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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Drury

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  1. A surname​.

Notable Persons Named Drury

Drury was born on April 2nd, 1990 in Auckland.


Drury Lane is a fictional character.


His military service ended in 1895. Drury was born on January 3rd, 1830 in Aston-on-Trent. He died on April 6th, 1908.


Drury was born on October 5th, 1758 in Chesterfield County, Virginia. He breathed his last breath on December 6th, 1815.


Drury was born in 1633. He died in 1710.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Drury

James Drury is a former actor; oil, natural gas businessman, actor, oil, natural gas, and formeractor;oilandnatural gasbusinessman. His most notable accomplishments were from 1955 to 2005. James was given the name James Child Drury on April 18th, 1934 in New York City, New York, USA.


Chris Drury is a hockey player. His most notable accomplishments were from 1998 to 2011. Chris was born on August 20th, 1976 in Trumbull, Connecticut.


Rod Drury is a technology entrepreneur. Rod was born in 1967.


Amanda Drury is a news presenter, journalist, and news anchor. Amanda was born Amanda Drury in Melbourne.


Allen Stuart Drury was a journalist and novelist. He was most prominent from 1943 to 1998. Allen was born on September 2nd, 1918 in Houston, Texas, United States. He breathed his last breath on September 2nd, 1998.


Timothy Drury is a hard rock and blues rock musician. He plays Guitar, Keyboard instrument, and Vocals. He has been prominent since 1989. Timothy was born on July 5th, 1961 in Los Angeles, California, United States.


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Popularity of Drury as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Drury U.S.
  White 94.73% 64.26%
  African American 0.42% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.45% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.63% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.46% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.30% 16.26%

Of Last Name Drury

People with the last name Drury are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Drury

  • How Popular is the name Drury? Drury is the 25,965th most popular name of all time. As a last name Drury was the 3,342nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Drury have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 214 babies born with the first name Drury in the United States. That's more than enough people named Drury to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Drury? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1885 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Drury first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Drury is Sunday, January 21st, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Drury born? The highest recorded use of the first name Drury was in 1921 with a total of 11 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Drury: Your name in reverse order is Yrurd. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Drruy. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Drury? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 10,721 people with the last name Drury.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Drury? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 4 of them will have Drury as their last name.

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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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