Grue Family History

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Grue Name Meaning

French: possibly a nickname for a tall thin man, from grue ‘crane’.

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

Similar surnames: Brue, Prue, Gruel, Gue, Gruen, Rue, Mruk, Brun, Cruze, Krum

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Grue Family Origin

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Grue Family Occupations

What did your Grue ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Grue family was Blacksmith. The most common Grue occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Grue's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grue.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith


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

Grue Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Grue. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grue 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 700 immigration records available for the last name Grue. 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 507 military records available for the last name Grue. For the veterans among your Grue ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grue Life Expectancy

What is the average Grue lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Grue life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Grue in 1960 was 51, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grue

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grue 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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