Grether Family History

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Grether Name Meaning

Swiss German: variant of Graeter. South German: from the female personal name Grete.

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

Similar surnames: Dreher, Ruther, Getter, Greth, Greaser, Goethe, Retzer, Goetter

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Grether Family Origin

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Grether Family Occupations

What did your Grether ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Motor Engineer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Grether. 50% of Grether men worked as a Motor Engineer

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Motor Engineer
  • Shopping Clerk Forcey

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Grether Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Grether. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grether 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Grether. 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 941 military records available for the last name Grether. For the veterans among your Grether ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grether Life Expectancy

What is the average Grether lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Grether life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Grether in 1951 was 64, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grether

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grether 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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