Graves Family History

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Graves Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Grave 1. French: topographic name from the plural of Old French grave ‘gravel’ (see Grave).

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

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Graves Family Origin

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Graves Family Occupations

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

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Graves. A less common occupation for the Graves family was Farming. The most common Graves occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Graves's were Farmers.

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Graves Life Expectancy

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Famous Graves Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)

Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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