Greaver Family History

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Greaver Name Meaning

English (also Griever): unexplained; perhaps a variant of Graver.

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

Similar surnames: Greever, Graver, Grayer, Creaser, Deaver, Reaves, Greive, Grever

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Greaver Family Origin

Where is the Greaver family from?

Greaver Family Occupations

What did your Greaver ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Greaver. The most common Greaver occupation in the USA was Laborer. 23% of Greaver's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Greaver family was Blacksmith.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Tailor

  • Blacksmith


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

Greaver Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Greaver. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Greaver 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 428 immigration records available for the last name Greaver. 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 579 military records available for the last name Greaver. For the veterans among your Greaver ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Greaver Life Expectancy

What is the average Greaver lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Greaver life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Greaver in 1955 was 55, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Greaver

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Greaver 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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