Grams Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized form of a Polish or eastern German (Sorbian) nickname meaning ‘one who limps’. Compare Polish Gramza. German: from a reduced form of the personal name Hieronymus.

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

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Grams Family Origin

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Grams Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%

In 1880, the most common Grams occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Grams's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Grams family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grams.

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Grams Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, Grams life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Grams in 1945 was 33, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grams

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