Gregor Family History

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Gregor Name Meaning

Scottish: reduced form of McGregor. German: from the personal name Gregor, a vernacular form of Latin Gregorius (see Gregory). This surname has also been adopted by Ashkenazic Jews. It is also found as a family name in Slovenian and other Slavic languages. In some cases it may be a reduced form of the Slovenian patronymic Gregorcic.

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

Similar surnames: Gregory, Greger, Gregori, Gregorek, Rehor, Grieger, Mcgregor, Gregson

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Gregor Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Gregor name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Gregor. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


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Gregor Family Origin

Where is the Gregor family from?

Gregor Family Occupations

What did your Gregor ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gregor. The most common Gregor occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Gregor's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gregor family was Miner.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Miner


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

Gregor Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 54,000 census records available for the last name Gregor. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gregor 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 18,000 immigration records available for the last name Gregor. 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 16,000 military records available for the last name Gregor. For the veterans among your Gregor ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gregor Life Expectancy

What is the average Gregor lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Gregor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Gregor in 1944 was 41, and 68 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gregor 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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