Grauer Family History

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Grauer Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for someone with gray hair or a gray beard, from an inflected form of German grau ‘gray’.

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


Similar surnames: Graber, Brauer, Gruber, Grader, Graser, Gruner, Mauer, Trager

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Grauer Family Origin

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Grauer Family Occupations

What did your Grauer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Grauer family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Keeping House and Printer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grauer. The most common Grauer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Grauer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Printer

    7%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

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

Grauer Historical Records

What Grauer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Grauer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grauer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Grauer

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Grauer. 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 Grauer. For the veterans among your Grauer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grauer Life Expectancy

What is the average Grauer lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Grauer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Grauer in 1954 was 53, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grauer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grauer 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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