Grassmyer Family History

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Grassmyer Name Meaning

German (Grassmeyer): distinguishing name for a tenant farmer who lived who lived by a meadow, from Middle High German gras ‘grass’, ‘pasture’ + Meyer.

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


Similar surnames: Glassmeyer, Grasser, Graser, Gasser, Plassmeyer, Grassman, Gassner

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Grassmyer Family Origin

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Grassmyer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Keeping House

    25%
  • Cabinet Maker

    13%
  • Division Foreman Prr

    13%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grassmyer. A less common occupation for the Grassmyer family was Division Foreman Prr. The most common Grassmyer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Grassmyer's were Farmers.

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Grassmyer Historical Records

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Grassmyer Life Expectancy

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