The surname Drei was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France, where the family has held a
since ancient times.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Drei research.Another 230 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1131, 1191, 1600, 1671, 1672, and 1746 are included under the topic Early Drei History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
of this family name include: Drée, Drées, Dray, Drait, Draits, Drey, Draye, Drayes, Draie, Draies, Drez, Drai, Drais, Dret, Drei, du Drée, de Drée, Drayer, Draite, Dré, Drer, Drest and many more.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Bert Drees, aged 30; settled in New Orleans in 1820; Edward Drees settled in Philadelphia in 1868; Henry Drayer settled in Charles Town [Charleston], South Carolina in 1768..