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Grauel Family History

Grauel Name Meaning

German:: habitational name from any of the three places so named in northern Germany. variant of Greuel . Compare Crowell .

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


Similar surnames: Graue, Greuel, Brakel, Grabe, Gradel, Greubel, Graul, Graven, Gagel

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Where is the Grauel family from?

You can see how Grauel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Grauel family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Grauel families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Grauel family living in Ohio. This was about 50% of all the recorded Grauel's in USA. Ohio and 1 other state had the highest population of Grauel families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Grauel surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Grauel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Grauel. 26% of Grauel men worked as a Salesman and 50% of Grauel women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Grauel were Farmer and Secretary. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Salesman
    26%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Carpenter
    15%
  • Farmer
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    50%
  • Stenographer
    25%
  • Secretary
    25%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Grauel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grauel census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 348 immigration records available for the last name Grauel. 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 Cards

There are 558 military records available for the last name Grauel. For the veterans among your Grauel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Grauel lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Grauel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Grauel in 1961 was 60, and 87 in 2004.

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