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Gredig Name Meaning

German:: habitational name from a place called Greding in Bavaria. nickname for a greedy person related to Old High German grātag ‘greedy’. Compare Graddick and Craddock .

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


Similar surnames: Greig, Redig, Greif, Bredin, Breig, Grein, Reddig, Greim, Greving

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Where is the Gredig family from?

You can see how Gredig families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gredig family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Gredig families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 3 Gredig families living in Connecticut. This was about 43% of all the recorded Gredig's in USA. Connecticut and 1 other state had the highest population of Gredig families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gredig surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Gredig ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Gredig. 67% of Gredig men worked as a Laborer. .

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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

  • Laborer
    67%
  • Farmer
    34%
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Census Records

There are 722 census records available for the last name Gredig. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gredig 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 139 immigration records available for the last name Gredig. 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 115 military records available for the last name Gredig. For the veterans among your Gredig ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Gredig lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Gredig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Gredig in 1964 was 68, and 88 in 2004.

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