Grever Family History

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Grever Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: occupational name for a digger (of graves or ditches), Middle Dutch graver, Middle Low German grever(e).

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

Similar surnames: Grover, Greve, Graber, Greven, Graper, Greever, Graver, Geyer, Goeser

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Grever Family Origin

Where is the Grever family from?

Grever Family Occupations

What did your Grever ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Grever occupation in the USA was Laborer. 25% of Grever's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Grever family was Farmer. Laborer, Carver and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grever.

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  • Laborer

  • Carver

  • Farm Laborer

  • Farmer


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

Grever Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Grever. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grever 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 432 immigration records available for the last name Grever. 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 321 military records available for the last name Grever. For the veterans among your Grever ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grever Life Expectancy

What is the average Grever lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Grever life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Grever in 1955 was 44, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grever

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grever 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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