Grun Family History

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Grun Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Grün (see Gruen).

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

Similar surnames: Gruen, Gruhn, Gran, Brum, Grahn, Frum, Braun, Grum, Arnn, Raun

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Grun Family Origin

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Grun Family Occupations

What did your Grun ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Grun occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Grun's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Grun family was Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grun.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer

  • Laborer


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

Grun Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Grun. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grun 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Grun. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Grun. For the veterans among your Grun ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grun Life Expectancy

What is the average Grun lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Grun life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Grun in 1940 was 41, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grun

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grun 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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