Graef Family History

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Graef Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: status name for the chairman of a town council. Compare Graf.

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

Similar surnames: Graf, Graff, Graeff, Grief, Graefe, Graper, Reef, Graft, Graven, Naef

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Graef Family Origin

Where is the Graef family from?

Graef Family Occupations

What did your Graef ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Tailor and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Graef. The most common Graef occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Graef's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Graef family was Cooper.

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  • Farmer

  • Tailor

  • Baker

  • Cooper


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

Graef Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Graef. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Graef census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Graef

Passenger List

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Graef. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Graef. For the veterans among your Graef ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Graef Life Expectancy

What is the average Graef lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Graef life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Graef in 1953 was 59, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Graef

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Graef 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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