Grimme Family History

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Grimme Name Meaning

German and Swiss German: variant of Grimm.

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


Similar surnames: Grimmer, Krimm, Gramm, Krumme, Brimmer, Griese, Krimmel, Crimm, Prime

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Grimme Family Origin

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Grimme Family Occupations

What did your Grimme ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Grimme occupation in the USA was Farmer. 13% of Grimme's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Grimme family was Frmr. Farmer, Laborer and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grimme.

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  • Farmer

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Cigar Maker

    8%
  • Frmr

    8%

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

Grimme Historical Records

What Grimme family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Grimme Life Expectancy

What is the average Grimme lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Grimme life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Grimme in 1958 was 54, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grimme

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grimme 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.

Famous Grimme Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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