Grether Family History

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Grether Name Meaning

Swiss German: variant of Graeter. South German: from the female personal name Grete.

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


Similar surnames: Dreher, Ruther, Getter, Greth, Greaser, Goethe, Retzer, Goetter

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Grether Family Origin

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Grether Family Occupations

What did your Grether ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Grether occupation in the USA was Farmer. 10% of Grether's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Agent For Sewing Machines were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grether. A less common occupation for the Grether family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Agent For Sewing Machines

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

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

Grether Historical Records

What Grether family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Grether. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grether 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 Grether. 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 Grether. For the veterans among your Grether ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grether Life Expectancy

What is the average Grether lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Grether life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Grether in 1951 was 64, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grether

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grether 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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