Granier Family History

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Granier Name Meaning

French: occupational name for a grain merchant (from Latin granarius), or a topographic name for someone who lived by a granary (from Latin granarium) or a metonymic occupational name for someone who supervised or owned one.

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


Similar surnames: Granieri, Granger, Gander, Graser, Brander, Lanier, Spanier, Graver

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Granier Family Origin

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Granier Family Occupations

What did your Granier ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Granier. 46% of Granier men worked as a Laborer and 30% of Granier women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Granier were Clerk and Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    46%
  • Farmer
    13%
  • Gardener
    7%
  • Clerk
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
    30%
  • Stitcher
    30%
  • Cook
    20%
  • Laborer
    20%

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

Granier Historical Records

What Granier family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Granier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Granier 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 649 immigration records available for the last name Granier. 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 Granier. For the veterans among your Granier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Granier Life Expectancy

What is the average Granier lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Granier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Granier in 1945 was 26, and 81 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Granier 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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