Grumet Family History

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Grumet Name Meaning

French: metonymic occupational name for a fuller, from Old Picard grumet ‘oats’, which were used in the fulling process. German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): respectively from Middle High German gruonmat, modern German Grummet ‘aftermath’, ‘second cut (of grass for hay)’. As a German name it is an occupational nickname for a mower; as a Jewish name it is of ornamental origin.

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

Similar surnames: Gruen, Gruber, Rumer, Brunet, Gruel, Gaumer, Gruner, Baumel, Gromer

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Grumet Family Origin

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Grumet Family Occupations

What did your Grumet ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Proprietor and Secretary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Grumet. 10% of Grumet men worked as a Proprietor and 15% of Grumet women worked as a Secretary. Some less common occupations for Americans named Grumet were Salesman and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Proprietor
  • Manager
  • Operator
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Secretary
  • Bookeeper
  • Bookkeeper
  • Clerk

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

Grumet Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 932 census records available for the last name Grumet. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grumet 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 550 immigration records available for the last name Grumet. 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 243 military records available for the last name Grumet. For the veterans among your Grumet ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grumet Life Expectancy

What is the average Grumet lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Grumet life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Grumet in 1953 was 47, and 73 in 2004.

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