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De Graaf Name Meaning

Dutch: from graaf ‘count’ (see Graf), with the addition of the definite article de, hence a nickname for the servant of a count or for someone supposedly resembling one.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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De Graaf Family Origin

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De Graaf Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Drives Team

    20%
  • Furniture Des.

    20%
  • Retired Merchant

    20%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the De Graaf family was Retired Merchant. Farmer, Drives Team and Furniture Des. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by De Graaf. The most common De Graaf occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of De Graaf's were Farmers.

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De Graaf Historical Records

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De Graaf Life Expectancy

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