Grabner Family History

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Grabner Name Meaning

German: topographic name from Middle High German graben ‘ditch’, ‘moat’ or a habitational name from a place named with this word, the -er suffix denoting an inhabitant. German (Gräbner): variant of Graber. Slovenian (eastern Slovenia): topographic name from a derivative of graben ‘small ravine’, a German borrowing that replaced the Slovenian word grapa with the same meaning.

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


Similar surnames: Graber, Graner, Gruber, Gabler, Gaber, Bradner, Kraner, Grable

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Grabner Family Origin

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Grabner Family Occupations

What did your Grabner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Grabner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Grabner's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grabner. A less common occupation for the Grabner family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Carpenter

    5%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Grabner ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Grabner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Grabner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grabner census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Grabner. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Grabner. For the veterans among your Grabner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grabner Life Expectancy

What is the average Grabner lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Grabner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Grabner in 1956 was 55, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grabner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grabner ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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