Graffius Family History

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Graffius Name Meaning

Latinized form of German Graf or Dutch Graef.

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

Similar surnames: Graffis, Graff, Rasmus, Graeff, Griffin, Griffis, Griffel, Dreyfus

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Graffius Family Origin

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Graffius Family Occupations

What did your Graffius ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Graffius family was R. R. Brakeman. The most common Graffius occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Graffius's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Graffius.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Merchant

  • R. R. Brakeman


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

Graffius Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Graffius. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Graffius 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 74 immigration records available for the last name Graffius. 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 650 military records available for the last name Graffius. For the veterans among your Graffius ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Graffius Life Expectancy

What is the average Graffius lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Graffius life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Graffius in 1946 was 36, and 90 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Graffius 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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