Gruden Family History

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Gruden Name Meaning

Slovenian (western and central Slovenia): nickname from gruda ‘clod’, ‘soil’. It may also be connected with gruden ‘December’, which is derived from the same word. Compare Polish Grudzien.

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

Similar surnames: Gruben, Gruen, Grudzien, Green, Bruen, Arden, Roden, Golden, Graven

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Gruden Family Origin

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Gruden Family Occupations

What did your Gruden ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Cabinet Maker and Domestic Servant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Gruden. 20% of Gruden men worked as a Cabinet Maker and 20% of Gruden women worked as a Domestic Servant. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gruden were Timber Merchant Retired and Unpaid Domestic Dut

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Cabinet Maker
  • Electrical Fitters Mate
  • Estate Agents Managing Clerk
  • Timber Merchant Retired

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Domestic Servant
  • Housewife Paid Domestic
  • Ripperer
  • Unpaid Domestic Dut

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

Gruden Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Gruden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gruden 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 498 immigration records available for the last name Gruden. 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 470 military records available for the last name Gruden. For the veterans among your Gruden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gruden Life Expectancy

What is the average Gruden lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Gruden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Gruden in 1962 was 74, and 82 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gruden 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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