Grunow Family History

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Grunow Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of several places (mainly in Brandenburg) called Grunow or Grunau.

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

Similar surnames: Brunow, Granzow, Gruner, Glasow, Rudow, Rupnow, Krumnow, Brunkow

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Grunow Family Origin

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Grunow Family Occupations

What did your Grunow ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Grunow family was Keeps Grocery. The most common Grunow occupation in the USA was Laborer. 25% of Grunow's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Hide Agent were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grunow.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Hide Agent

  • Keeps Grocery


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

Grunow Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Grunow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grunow 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 795 immigration records available for the last name Grunow. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Grunow. For the veterans among your Grunow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grunow Life Expectancy

What is the average Grunow lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Grunow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Grunow in 1962 was 61, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grunow

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grunow 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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