Gruse Family History

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Gruse Name Meaning

Probably a variant of German Gruss.

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


Similar surnames: Ruse, Kruse, Cruse, Crouse, Grone, Gause, Grupe, Grise, Druse, Grube

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Gruse Family Origin

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Gruse Family Occupations

What did your Gruse ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gruse occupation in the USA was Laborer. 14% of Gruse's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Gruse family was Cabinet Maker. Laborer, Bagagemaster and Boiler Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gruse.

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  • Laborer

    14%
  • Bagagemaster

    7%
  • Boiler Maker

    7%
  • Cabinet Maker

    7%

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

Gruse Historical Records

What Gruse family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gruse. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gruse 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 Gruse

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Gruse. 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 Gruse. For the veterans among your Gruse ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gruse Life Expectancy

What is the average Gruse lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Gruse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Gruse in 1960 was 42, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gruse

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gruse 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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