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Graddy Family History

Graddy Name Meaning

Irish (Munster): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Greada, possibly from greid ‘champion’ (genitive greada).

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


Similar surnames: Grady, Droddy, Graney, Grody, Reddy, Roddy, Brady, Crady, Drawdy

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Where is the Graddy family from?

You can see how Graddy families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Graddy family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Graddy families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 7 Graddy families living in Kentucky. This was about 47% of all the recorded Graddy's in USA. Kentucky had the highest population of Graddy families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Graddy surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Graddy ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Graddy. 33% of Graddy men worked as a Farmer and 19% of Graddy women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Graddy were Carpenter and Housewife. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    33%
  • Laborer
    29%
  • Farming
    5%
  • Carpenter
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    19%
  • New Worker
    13%
  • Waitress
    13%
  • Housewife
    10%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Graddy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Graddy census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 213 immigration records available for the last name Graddy. 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 Cards

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

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What is the average Graddy lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Graddy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Graddy in 1950 was 52, and 73 in 2004.

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