Graper Family History

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Graper Name Meaning

North German (Gräper): occupational name for a maker of metal or earthenware vessels, from an agent derivative of Middle Low German grope ‘pot’. Compare Grape.

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


Similar surnames: Grape, Graber, Gropper, Graser, Draper, Grader, Graner, Brauer

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Graper Family Origin

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Graper Family Occupations

What did your Graper ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Graper. A less common occupation for the Graper family was Carpenter. The most common Graper occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Graper's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Carpenter

    5%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Graper Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Graper Life Expectancy

What is the average Graper lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Graper life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Graper in 1944 was 27, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Graper

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Graper 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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