Grever Family History

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Grever Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: occupational name for a digger (of graves or ditches), Middle Dutch graver, Middle Low German grever(e).

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


Similar surnames: Grover, Greve, Graber, Greven, Graper, Greever, Graver, Geyer, Goeser

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Grever Family Origin

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Grever Family Occupations

What did your Grever ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Builders Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Grever. 12% of Grever men worked as a Builders Labourer and 58% of Grever women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Grever were Dairy Farmer and Saleswoman Ladies Fasli

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Builders Labourer
    12%
  • Butcher
    12%
  • Cabinet Maker Carpenter
    12%
  • Dairy Farmer
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    58%
  • Householder Private Means
    15%
  • Music Teacher
    15%
  • Saleswoman Ladies Fasli
    15%

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

Grever Historical Records

What Grever family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Grever. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grever 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 432 immigration records available for the last name Grever. 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 321 military records available for the last name Grever. For the veterans among your Grever ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grever Life Expectancy

What is the average Grever lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Grever life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Grever in 1955 was 44, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grever

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grever 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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