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Find more Gravett relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 44 more people named Gravett in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 615 people named Gravett in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% more people named Gravett in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 659 people named Gravett were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 44 hours a week
  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 36% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,530

Learn where they came from and where they went.

As Gravett families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • 168 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in Virginia
  • Most fathers originated from Kentucky
  • 2% were born in foreign countries