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Grader Name Meaning

South German: topographic name for someone who lived on or by terraced land, from a noun derivative of Middle High German grat ‘step’ (Latin gradus) (see Gradert). Dutch: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Gradert, Graser, Gradel, Trader, Graber, Rader, Brader, Graper

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Grader Family Origin

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Grader Family Occupations

What did your Grader ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Grader occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Grader's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Grader family was Carries Newspapers. Farmer, Carpenter and Brewer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grader.

View Census data for Grader | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    24%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Brewer

    5%
  • Carries Newspapers

    5%

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

Grader Historical Records

What Grader family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Search 1940's US census records for Grader

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Grader. 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 Grader. For the veterans among your Grader ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grader Life Expectancy

What is the average Grader lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Grader life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Grader in 1955 was 55, and 56 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grader

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grader 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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