Graner Family History

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Graner Name Meaning

French: southern variant of Granier. German: variant of Gran, + the -er suffix denoting an inhabitant. German: Swabian occupational name for a peddler. German (Gräner): variant of Greiner.

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

Similar surnames: Grabner, Graser, Gruner, Graver, Graber, Grater, Graper, Grayer

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Graner Family Origin

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Graner Family Occupations

What did your Graner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Graner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Graner's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Agent Soap were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Graner. A less common occupation for the Graner family was At Home.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Agent Soap

  • At Home


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

Graner Historical Records

What Graner family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Graner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Graner 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Graner. 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 Graner. For the veterans among your Graner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Graner Life Expectancy

What is the average Graner lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Graner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Graner in 1962 was 76, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Graner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Graner 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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