Updated June 9, 2019

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Family name origins & meanings

  • English (Norman) and French : nickname from Old French druerie ‘love’, ‘friendship’, a derivative of dru ‘lover’, ‘friend’ (see Drew 3). In Middle English the word also had the concrete meanings ‘love affair’, ‘love token’, ‘sweetheart’.
  • English (Norman) and French : from a Germanic personal name composed of Old High German triuwa ‘truth’, ‘trust’ + rīc ‘power(ful)’.
  • Irish (County Roscommon) : English name adopted by bearers of Gaelic Mac an Druaidh ‘son of the druid’. Compare Drew 6.