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Gravina Name Meaning

Italian: habitational name from any of various places called Gravina especially one in Apulia near Bari.

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


Similar surnames: Grana, Graven, Gravino, Gavin, Traina, Gervin, Davino, Gavino

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Where is the Gravina family from?

You can see how Gravina families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gravina family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Gravina families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 8 Gravina families living in Ohio. This was 100% of all the recorded Gravina's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Gravina families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gravina surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Gravina ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Barber and Box Stamper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Gravina. 25% of Gravina men worked as a Barber and 17% of Gravina women worked as a Box Stamper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gravina were Painter and Clerk. .

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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

  • Barber
    25%
  • Salesman
    13%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Painter
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Box Stamper
    17%
  • Seamstress
    17%
  • Machine Operator
    17%
  • Clerk
    17%
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What Gravina family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Gravina. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gravina 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Gravina. 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 376 military records available for the last name Gravina. For the veterans among your Gravina ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Gravina lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Gravina life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Gravina in 1957 was 61, and 83 in 2004.

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