Gruel Name Meaning

German: from a Germanic personal name formed with an element reflected in Gothic hrotheigs ‘victorious’. French and English: metonymic occupational name for a miller or baker, from Old French gruel ‘fine flour’, ‘meal’. Perhaps also an altered form of French Groult or Grould (see Groulx).

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


Similar surnames: Gamel, Godel, Gobel, Tuel, Kruer, Rubel, Gruen, Bruer, Gabel, Trull

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Gruel Family Origin

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Gruel Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    100%

In 1881, the most common Gruel occupation in the UK was Labourer. 100% of Gruel's were Labourers.

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Between 1955 and 2004, Gruel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Gruel in 1955 was 50, and 79 in 2004.

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