Grathwohl Family History

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Grathwohl Name Meaning

South German: from a contraction of the phrase es gerate wohl! (‘may it turn out well’), an expression which originated among the medieval craft guilds and subsequently came to denote a journeyman.

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


Similar surnames: Gradwohl, Grahn, Gradwell, Gatewood, Rathel, Grahl, Kathol, Rathfon

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Grathwohl Family Origin

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Grathwohl Family Occupations

What did your Grathwohl ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Grathwohl family was Clothing Cutter. Farmer, Blacksmith and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grathwohl. The most common Grathwohl occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Grathwohl's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Blacksmith

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Clothing Cutter

    10%

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

Grathwohl Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Grathwohl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grathwohl 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Grathwohl. 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 Grathwohl. For the veterans among your Grathwohl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grathwohl Life Expectancy

What is the average Grathwohl lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Grathwohl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Grathwohl in 1945 was 42, and 84 in 2004.

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