Gruner Family History

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Gruner Name Meaning

Swiss German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name denoting someone from a place named Grunau or Gruna. German and Ashkenazic Jewish (Grüner): see Gruener.

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

Similar surnames: Gruber, Gruen, Graner, Grunder, Bruner, Groner, Griner, Gruener

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Gruner Family Origin

Where is the Gruner family from?

Gruner Family Occupations

What did your Gruner ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Gruner family was Teacher (School). The most common Gruner occupation in the UK was Clock Maker. 25% of Gruner's were Clock Makers. Clock Maker, Pork Butcher and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gruner.

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  • Clock Maker

  • Pork Butcher

  • Tailor

  • Teacher (School)


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Gruner ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Gruner Historical Records

What Gruner family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Gruner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gruner 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Gruner. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Gruner. For the veterans among your Gruner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gruner Life Expectancy

What is the average Gruner lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Gruner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Gruner in 1954 was 40, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gruner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gruner 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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