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Greuter Name Meaning

South German: topographic name for someone living or farming on newly cleared land from Middle High German geriute ‘land cleared for cultivation’ + -er suffix denoting an inhabitant. Compare Grueter and Kreider .

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

Similar surnames: Reuter, Kreuter, Kreutzer, Gruber, Kreiter, Grueter, Gritter, Greener

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Where is the Greuter family from?

You can see how Greuter families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Greuter family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Greuter families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Greuter family living in South Carolina. This was 100% of all the recorded Greuter's in USA. South Carolina had the highest population of Greuter families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Greuter surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Greuter ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Helper was the top reported job for people in the USA named Greuter. 100% of Greuter men worked as a Helper. .

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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

  • Helper
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Census Records

There are 954 census records available for the last name Greuter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Greuter 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 255 immigration records available for the last name Greuter. 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 141 military records available for the last name Greuter. For the veterans among your Greuter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Greuter lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Greuter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Greuter in 1963 was 76, and 89 in 2003.

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