Greever Family History

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Greever Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Dutch and North German Grever. Possibly also a variant spelling of English Greaver.

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

Similar surnames: Greener, Beever, Grever, Reeder, Graeve, Reever, Grover, Greaver

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Greever Family Origin

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Greever Family Occupations

What did your Greever ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Greever family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Bricklayer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Greever. The most common Greever occupation in the USA was Farmer. 64% of Greever's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Bricklayer

  • Carpenter

  • Farm Laborer


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

Greever Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Greever. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Greever 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 209 immigration records available for the last name Greever. 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 575 military records available for the last name Greever. For the veterans among your Greever ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Greever Life Expectancy

What is the average Greever lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Greever life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Greever in 1959 was 47, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Greever

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Greever 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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