Graven Family History

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Graven Name Meaning

topographic name for someone living near a ditch or moat, from Middle Low German grave ‘ditch’, ‘moat’, ‘channel’. Compare Grabe. possibly a reduced form of any of various compound habitational names such as Gravenhorst or Gravenstein. Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads so named, from Old Norse grof ‘hollow’, ‘depression’.

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


Similar surnames: Grave, Groven, Raven, Greven, Green, Gravel, Graver, Graves, Craven

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Graven Family Origin

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Graven Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Policeman

    6%
  • Agent Southern News Co.

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Graven family was Agent Southern News Co.. The most common Graven occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Graven's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Policeman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Graven.

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Graven Historical Records

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Graven Life Expectancy

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