Grafe Family History

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Grafe Name Meaning

German: Rhineland variant of Graf.

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

Similar surnames: Grefe, Graff, Grave, Graefe, Grawe, Grade, Graf, Grewe, Grage, Grap

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Grafe Family Origin

Where is the Grafe family from?

Grafe Family Occupations

What did your Grafe ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Grafe occupation in the UK was Genl Provision Dealer. 50% of Grafe's were Genl Provision Dealers. Genl Provision Dealer and Marketery Inlayer Cabinet were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Grafe.

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  • Genl Provision Dealer

  • Marketery Inlayer Cabinet


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

Grafe Historical Records

What Grafe family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Grafe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grafe 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 Grafe. 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 Grafe. For the veterans among your Grafe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grafe Life Expectancy

What is the average Grafe lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Grafe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Grafe in 1953 was 34, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grafe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grafe 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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