Gragg Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Gragg Name Meaning

English: possibly a variant of Cragg. Probably a respelling of German Grag, a nickname for a person with gray hair, from Middle Low German grage ‘gray’. This name is found predominantly in NC.

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

Similar surnames: Grogg, Bragg, Cragg, Dagg, Grau, Gram, Grad, Grass, Gray, Grahn

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Gragg Family Origin

Where is the Gragg family from?

Gragg Family Occupations

What did your Gragg ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Advertisement Manager Newspaper and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Gragg. 4% of Gragg men worked as an Advertisement Manager Newspaper and 32% of Gragg women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gragg were Company Secretary Retired and Incapacitated

View Census data for Gragg | Data not to scale

Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Advertisement Manager Newspaper
  • Builders Labourer
  • Colliery Hewer Heavy Worker
  • Company Secretary Retired

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housekeeper
  • Housewife
  • Incapacitated

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

Gragg Historical Records

What Gragg family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 23,000 census records available for the last name Gragg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gragg 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 Gragg

Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Gragg. 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.

View all Gragg immigration records

Draft Card

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Gragg. For the veterans among your Gragg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Gragg military records

You've only scratched the surface of Gragg family history.

Gragg Life Expectancy

What is the average Gragg lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Gragg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Gragg in 1942 was 41, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gragg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gragg 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.

Famous Gragg Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name