Graeff Family History

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Graeff Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Dutch and North German Graef.

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

Similar surnames: Graff, Graef, Graf, Graeve, Greff, Grieff, Graefe, Grief, Greiff

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Graeff Family Origin

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Graeff Family Occupations

What did your Graeff ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Painter Labourer and Music Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Graeff. 50% of Graeff men worked as a Painter Labourer and 34% of Graeff women worked as a Music Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Graeff were Stockbroker Clerk and Shorthand Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Painter Labourer
  • Stockbroker Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Music Teacher
  • Private Means
  • Shorthand Clerk

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Graeff Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Graeff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Graeff 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Graeff. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Graeff. For the veterans among your Graeff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Graeff Life Expectancy

What is the average Graeff lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Graeff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Graeff in 1954 was 47, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Graeff

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Graeff 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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