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Grana Name Meaning

Galician (Graña): habitational name from any of the numerous places in Galicia named Graña. Italian: habitational name from Grana in Asti province.

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


Similar surnames: Granda, Rana, Prada, Grona, Grahn, Grande, Graft, Aranda, Gravina

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Where is the Grana family from?

You can see how Grana families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Grana family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Grana families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 5 Grana families living in Iowa. This was about 45% of all the recorded Grana's in the USA. Iowa had the highest population of Grana families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Grana surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Grana ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Grana. 29% of Grana men worked as a Laborer and 27% of Grana women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Grana were Proprietor and New Worker.

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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

  • Laborer
    29%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Mechanic
    8%
  • Proprietor
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    27%
  • Operator
    16%
  • House Work
    16%
  • New Worker
    11%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Grana. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grana 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Grana. 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 788 military records available for the last name Grana. For the veterans among your Grana ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Grana lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Grana life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Grana in 1951 was 52, and 73 in 2004.

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