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Gravitt Family History

Gravitt Name Meaning

English: variant of Gravett .

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

Similar surnames: Gavitt, Gravette, Gravett, Savitt, Trivitt, Gravely, Gravatt

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Where is the Gravitt family from?

You can see how Gravitt families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gravitt family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Gravitt families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 12 Gravitt families living in Georgia. This was about 67% of all the recorded Gravitt's in USA. Georgia had the highest population of Gravitt families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gravitt surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Gravitt ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Gravitt. 35% of Gravitt men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Gravitt women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gravitt were Truck Driver and Weaver. .

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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

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Housewife
  • Clerk
  • Weaver
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Gravitt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gravitt 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 180 immigration records available for the last name Gravitt. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Gravitt. For the veterans among your Gravitt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Gravitt lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Gravitt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Gravitt in 1945 was 58, and 74 in 2004.

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