Gring Family History

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Gring Name Meaning

German: nickname for a slight or unimportant person, from Middle High German gering ‘small’, ‘slight’.

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

Similar surnames: Ring, Kring, Grill, Grenz, Grine, Garing, Ging, Grieb, Moring, Ginn

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Gring Family Origin

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Gring Family Occupations

What did your Gring ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Miller and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gring. A less common occupation for the Gring family was Laborer. The most common Gring occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Gring's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Miller

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Gring Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gring. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gring 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 485 immigration records available for the last name Gring. 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 556 military records available for the last name Gring. For the veterans among your Gring ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gring Life Expectancy

What is the average Gring lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Gring life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Gring in 1947 was 45, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gring

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gring 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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