Grueter Family History

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Grueter Name Meaning

Swiss German: Alemannic variant of Greuter, a topographic name from Middle High German geriute ‘land cleared for cultivation’. North German: according to Bahlow, an occupational name for a brewer who used rosemary instead of hops, from an agent derivative of Middle Low German grut ‘rosemary’.

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

Similar surnames: Grueser, Graeter, Gritter, Krueger, Bueter, Haueter, Grever, Gruber

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Grueter Family Origin

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Grueter Family Occupations

What did your Grueter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Cabinet Maker and Grocer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Grueter. A less common occupation for the Grueter family was Hardware Store. The most common Grueter occupation in the USA was Cabinet Maker. 33% of Grueter's were Cabinet Makers.

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  • Cabinet Maker

  • Grocer

  • Hardware Store


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

Grueter Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Grueter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grueter 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 177 immigration records available for the last name Grueter. 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 150 military records available for the last name Grueter. For the veterans among your Grueter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grueter Life Expectancy

What is the average Grueter lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Grueter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Grueter in 1962 was 79, and 88 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grueter 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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