Grunwald Family History

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Grunwald Name Meaning

German and Swiss German (Grünwald): habitational name from any of various places named Grün(e)wald, from Middle High German gruene ‘green’ + walt ‘wood’, ‘forest’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental surname, with the same meaning as 1.

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

Similar surnames: Grunfeld, Grunewald, Gruenwald, Gronewold, Gruenewald, Grund

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Grunwald Family Origin

Where is the Grunwald family from?

Grunwald Family Occupations

What did your Grunwald ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Private Means and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Grunwald. 9% of Grunwald men worked as a Private Means and 27% of Grunwald women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Grunwald were Commercial On Player and Domestic Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Private Means
  • Weaver Cotton Silk
  • Agricultural Merchant (reparget)
  • Commercial On Player

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Cook
  • Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Servant

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

Grunwald Historical Records

What Grunwald family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Grunwald. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grunwald census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Grunwald

Passenger List

There are 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Grunwald. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Grunwald. For the veterans among your Grunwald ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grunwald Life Expectancy

What is the average Grunwald lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Grunwald life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Grunwald in 1949 was 50, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grunwald

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grunwald 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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