Gradwell Family History

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Gradwell Name Meaning

English (mainly Lancashire): Probably an Americanized form of German Grathwohl.

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


Similar surnames: Grewell, Radell, Bradwell, Gladwell, Gradwohl, Griswell, Grabel

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Gradwell Family Origin

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Gradwell Family Occupations

What did your Gradwell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gradwell family was Coal Miner. Mine Laborer, Blacksmith and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gradwell. The most common Gradwell occupation in the USA was Mine Laborer. 12% of Gradwell's were Mine Laborers.

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  • Mine Laborer

    12%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Clerk

    6%
  • Coal Miner

    6%

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

Gradwell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gradwell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gradwell 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 Gradwell. 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 Gradwell. For the veterans among your Gradwell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gradwell Life Expectancy

What is the average Gradwell lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Gradwell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Gradwell in 1955 was 45, and 52 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gradwell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gradwell 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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