Greth Family History

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Greth Name Meaning

German: from a short form of a personal name formed with Old High German gratag ‘greedy’.

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

Similar surnames: Gretz, Gratz, Grech, Goethe, Lueth, Koeth, Gresh, Noeth, Peth, Kretz

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Greth Family Origin

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Greth Family Occupations

What did your Greth ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Greth occupation in the UK was Artistic Painter. 100% of Greth's were Artistic Painters.

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  • Artistic Painter


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

Greth Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Greth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Greth 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 430 immigration records available for the last name Greth. 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 885 military records available for the last name Greth. For the veterans among your Greth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Greth Life Expectancy

What is the average Greth lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Greth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Greth in 1952 was 71, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Greth 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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