Grassel Family History

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Grassel Name Meaning

from a diminutive of Grass 1. nickname for a greedy person, from Old High German gratag ‘greedy’.

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

Similar surnames: Grasser, Gressel, Rassel, Brassel, Grasley, Ressel, Gassel, Grass

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Grassel Family Origin

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Grassel Family Occupations

What did your Grassel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Grassel family was Merchant. The most common Grassel occupation in the USA was Coal Merchant. 13% of Grassel's were Coal Merchants. Coal Merchant, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grassel.

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  • Coal Merchant

  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Merchant


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

Grassel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Grassel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grassel 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 439 immigration records available for the last name Grassel. 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 993 military records available for the last name Grassel. For the veterans among your Grassel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grassel Life Expectancy

What is the average Grassel lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Grassel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Grassel in 1961 was 50, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grassel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grassel 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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