Gras Name Meaning

French: nickname for a stout person, from Old French cras ‘fat’ (from Latin crassus). Catalan: nickname for a stout person, from Latin crassus ‘fat’. German: variant of Grass 2.

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


Similar surnames: Grass, Gros, Grau, Kras, Ras, Bras, Gray, Graf, Gram, Glas

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Gras Family Origin

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Gras Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    14%
  • Tailor

    9%
  • Cigarmaker

    5%
  • Clerk In Store

    5%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gras family was Clerk In Store. Farmer, Tailor and Cigarmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gras. The most common Gras occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Gras's were Farmers.

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Gras Historical Records

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Gras Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Gras life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Gras in 1962 was 89, and 83 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gras

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