Grate Family History

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Grate Name Meaning

French (Graté): from the past participle of gratter ‘to till or scratch (the soil)’, possibly applied as a nickname for a dilettante.

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


Similar surnames: Grave, Grace, Grater, Garate, Plate, Grass, Bratt, Irace, Crite

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Grate Family Origin

Where is the Grate family from?

Grate Family Occupations

What did your Grate ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, A G Lab, Dock Labourer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grate. The most common Grate occupation in the UK was A G Lab. 17% of Grate's were A G Labs. A less common occupation for the Grate family was Manager Of Coml Agency Factory At Aberdeen (Agent).

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  • A G Lab

    17%
  • Dock Labourer

    17%
  • Labourer

    17%
  • Manager Of Coml Agency Factory At Aberdeen (Agent)

    17%

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

Grate Historical Records

What Grate family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Grate. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grate 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 Grate

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Grate. 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 Grate. For the veterans among your Grate ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grate Life Expectancy

What is the average Grate lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Grate life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Grate in 1951 was 34, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grate

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grate 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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