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Grasser Name Meaning

South German: nickname for an irascible person, from an inflected form of Middle High German graz ‘intense’, ‘angry’. South German (Grässer): from Middle High German gras ‘grass’ + the agent suffix -er (see Graser). Swiss German: nickname for a complainer, from Middle High German graz ‘passionate’, ‘furious’.

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


Similar surnames: Graser, Grass, Gasser, Grassel, Grosser, Graeser, Grabner, Grieser

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Grasser Family Origin

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Grasser Family Occupations

What did your Grasser ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Grasser occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Grasser's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Grasser family was Baker. Farmer, Keeping House and Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grasser.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Painter

    5%
  • Baker

    3%

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Grasser Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Grasser ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Grasser Life Expectancy

What is the average Grasser lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, Grasser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Grasser in 1955 was 52, and 82 in 2004.

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United States

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grasser 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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