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Grayer Name Meaning

English: unexplained. Possibly an Americanized form of German Grauer. Alternatively, perhaps a respelling of French Gruyer, an occupational name from Old French gruier ‘forester’.

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


Similar surnames: Grater, Graver, Rayer, Brayer, Graner, Graber, Frayer, Graper, Graser

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Grayer Family Origin

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Grayer Family Occupations

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  • Shoemaker

    12%
  • Ag Laborer

    6%
  • Ag Labourer

    6%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    6%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Grayer family was Agricultural Labourer. Shoemaker, Ag Laborer and Ag Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grayer. The most common Grayer occupation in the UK was Shoemaker. 12% of Grayer's were Shoemakers.

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Grayer Historical Records

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Grayer Life Expectancy

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