Grittner Family History

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Grittner Name Meaning

(Silesia): occupational name for a grist miller, from Middle Low German grutte ‘grits’, ‘coarsely ground flour’. metronymic from the female personal name Grite, Grete.

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

Similar surnames: Gritter, Ritter, Rittner, Gitter, Giltner, Ittner, Gittler, Mitter

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Grittner Family Origin

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Grittner Family Occupations

What did your Grittner ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Civil Servant Exports and Companion Help were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Grittner. 50% of Grittner women worked as a Companion Help

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Civil Servant Exports

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Companion Help
  • Household Duties

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

Grittner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 885 census records available for the last name Grittner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grittner 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 122 immigration records available for the last name Grittner. 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 333 military records available for the last name Grittner. For the veterans among your Grittner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grittner Life Expectancy

What is the average Grittner lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Grittner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Grittner in 1960 was 53, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grittner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grittner 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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