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Gravely Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Gravely in Cambridgeshire or Graveley in Hertfordshire. The first is possibly from Old English græf ‘pit’, ‘trench’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’. The second is from Old English gr?fe, graf(a) ‘grove’, ‘copse’ + leah. Possibly an altered spelling of Swiss Gräffi, a variant of Graf.

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


Similar surnames: Gravett, Grave, Graver, Gravley, Grabel, Graven, Raven, Draves, Rasey

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Gravely Family Origin

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Gravely Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Works On Farm

    21%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Works In Tobacco Factory

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gravely family was Works In Tobacco Factory. Farmer, Works On Farm and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gravely. The most common Gravely occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Gravely's were Farmers.

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Gravely Historical Records

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Gravely Life Expectancy

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