Grunwald Family History

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Grunwald Name Meaning

German and Swiss German (Grünwald): habitational name from any of various places named Grün(e)wald, from Middle High German gruene ‘green’ + walt ‘wood’, ‘forest’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental surname, with the same meaning as 1.

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

Similar surnames: Grunfeld, Grunewald, Gruenwald, Gronewold, Gruenewald, Grund

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Grunwald Family Origin

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Grunwald Family Occupations

What did your Grunwald ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Grunwald family was Boot And Shoe Mfg. The most common Grunwald occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Grunwald's were Farmers. Farmer, Boat Captain and Book were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grunwald.

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  • Farmer

  • Boat Captain

  • Book

  • Boot And Shoe Mfg


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

Grunwald Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Grunwald. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grunwald 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Grunwald. 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 Grunwald. For the veterans among your Grunwald ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grunwald Life Expectancy

What is the average Grunwald lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Grunwald life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Grunwald in 1949 was 50, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grunwald

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grunwald 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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