Grueser Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Grueser Name Meaning

German: probably an occupational name for a grain merchant, from an agent noun based on Middle High German gruz ‘grain’ (of sand or cereal). Alternatively, it may be a topographic name for someone living on sandy soil, from a derivative of the same word in the sense ‘sand’.

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

Similar surnames: Grieser, Grueter, Griesel, Krueger, Graser, Gieser, Graeter, Gruber

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Grueser Family Origin

Where is the Grueser family from?

Grueser Family Occupations

What did your Grueser ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Grueser occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 33% of Grueser's were Keeping Houses. A less common occupation for the Grueser family was Stone Mason. Keeping House and Saloon were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Grueser.

View Census data for Grueser | Data not to scale

  • Keeping House

  • Saloon

  • Stone Mason


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

Grueser Historical Records

What Grueser family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 711 census records available for the last name Grueser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grueser census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Grueser

Passenger List

There are 41 immigration records available for the last name Grueser. 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.

View all Grueser immigration records

Draft Card

There are 266 military records available for the last name Grueser. For the veterans among your Grueser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Grueser military records

You've only scratched the surface of Grueser family history.

Grueser Life Expectancy

What is the average Grueser lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Grueser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Grueser in 1964 was 85, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grueser

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grueser 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 Grueser Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name