Graeter Family History

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Graeter Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a worker or overseer in a granary or warehouse, from an agent derivative of Middle High German grede ‘warehouse’, ‘municipal granary’.

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


Similar surnames: Grueter, Grueser, Rater, Praeger, Raiter, Graber, Geter, Graper

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Graeter Family Origin

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Graeter Family Occupations

What did your Graeter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Graeter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Graeter's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Graeter family was Cow.. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Graeter.

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Keeping House

    18%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Cow.

    9%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Graeter Historical Records

What Graeter family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Graeter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Graeter 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 Graeter. 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 Graeter. For the veterans among your Graeter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Graeter Life Expectancy

What is the average Graeter lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Graeter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Graeter in 1949 was 53, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Graeter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Graeter 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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