De Gruy Family History

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De Gruy Name Meaning

French or Dutch: possibly a variant of Dutch De Grie, which Debrabandere describes as a part translation of French Le Gris ‘the gray one’, denoting someone who habitually wore gray, had a gray complexion or graying hair, from Old French gris, with the definite article le. This is mainly a LA name.

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

Similar surnames: De Gray, De Graw, De Bruin, De Good, De Graaf, De Roo, De Geus

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De Gruy Family Origin

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De Gruy Family Occupations

What did your De Gruy ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common De Gruy occupation in the USA was Book Keeper. 33% of De Gruy's were Book Keepers. A less common occupation for the De Gruy family was Laborer. Book Keeper and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by De Gruy.

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  • Book Keeper

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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De Gruy Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name De Gruy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, De Gruy 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 642 immigration records available for the last name De Gruy. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, 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 De Gruy. For the veterans among your De Gruy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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De Gruy Life Expectancy

What is the average De Gruy lifespan?

Between 1981 and 1996, in the United States, De Gruy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for De Gruy in 1981 was 53, and 81 in 1996.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your De Gruy 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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