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Graw Name Meaning

North German: variant of Grau.

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


Similar surnames: Grawe, Grap, Craw, Graf, Gaw, Traw, Grau, Gran, Gras, Rawe

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Graw Family Origin

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Graw Family Occupations

What did your Graw ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Graw family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Graw. The most common Graw occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Graw's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Farming

    4%

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

Graw Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Graw. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Graw census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Graw. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Graw. For the veterans among your Graw ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Graw Life Expectancy

What is the average Graw lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Graw life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Graw in 1957 was 42, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Graw

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Graw ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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