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 1881, Coffee Exporter and Dyer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Graeff. The most common Graeff occupation in the UK was Coffee Exporter. 33% of Graeff's were Coffee Exporters. A less common occupation for the Graeff family was Mechanical Engineer (E & M).

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  • Coffee Exporter

  • Dyer

  • Mechanical Engineer (E & M)


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

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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